Category Archives: Debbie Strange

Two Tanka by Debbie Strange

a smudge of blackbirds swirling into evening . . . how fluid the shape of this sorrow 2nd Place Fleeting Words Tanka Contest, 2018     watching you prepare a star fruit just so the small galaxies of grace in … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 20, 2020

blue nemophila I still miss the little things about my sister   by Debbie Strange (Canada) Winning Haiku 9th Akita International Haiku Contest, 2020  

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Special to The Daily Haiku– Haiku and Tanka in a New Book: Nov. 8, 2020

From this new book by Debbie Strange of Canada,  featured are three selections below: rainbows spin from the crest of a wave . . . I wish we’d had more time to say goodbye feathers on the empty beach I … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 24, 2020

mountain lupine the colour of wild in your eyes by Debbie Strange (Canada), Author A Year Unfolding

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

dried curls of gray reindeer moss crunch softly underneath our boots . . . no other sound, but breath by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place San Francisco International Tanka Competition, 2016 Debbie Strange is an internationally-published short-form poet, haiga artist, … Continue reading

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

between the spokes of your spinning wheel a dusty web . . . I never thought our lives would so quickly unwind by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place The British Haiku Society Tanka Awards, 2019

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

the ocean was in a rage last night but today, these peace offerings of blue mussels and kelp by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Competition, 2018

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Free Verse by Debbie Strange

for Calum   they straggle out of their black-houses silently greeting the peaty air as they untether their hopeful boats leading them like dogs to the end of the grizzled pier     the sleep-fuddled sea rolls over and grumbles … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 7, 2020

rosy dawn our paddles stippled with petals by Debbie Strange  (Canada) Highly Commended New Zealand Poetry Society International Competition, 2019

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Daily Haiku: March 1, 2020

soft rime a chickadee’s song becomes visible by Debbie Strange (Canada) Honorable Mention Irish Haiku Society International Competition, 2019  

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