Category Archives: Free Verse

Inspired Writing Is in Everything

After you’ve been a writer for decades, you find that there is inspiration in practically everything. You notice everything. A friend once said to me, “Can’t you do anything without writing about it?” I guess I can’t. Everything is grist … Continue reading

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Poetry Readings are Fun! Do a Reading!

Dear Friends and Followers: If you live in the Chicago metro area, please come to my poetry reading and book signing of my new title,  Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, this Sunday, June 28. It will be … Continue reading

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Attend This Huge Literary Festival!

Followers and Friends: I hope you are enjoying The Daily Haiku which brings you a variety of haiku and senryu voices. (Senryu is haiku written about human nature and its weaknesses, and it is often humorous.) Haiku and senryu originated … Continue reading

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Through a Poet’s Eyes: The Way Bruce Matteson Looks at The World

For Bruce Matteson, writing is a way of life. He pauses to write about everything he comes in contact with.  Read the interview below, for it is sure to give you  ideas about finding your own style as a poet. … Continue reading

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Multi-Talented Writer Captivates a Wide Audience

From non-fiction and fiction to poetry, Marsh Muirhead of Minnesota is an accomplished writer. I’d already been enjoying Muirhead’s haiku for years, when I read an essay about his work, featured in Modern Haiku journal. At that time, I also … Continue reading

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Seasoned Poet Guides Others to Success

Herb Berman is an Illinois attorney, a labor arbitrator, who loves to write poetry. An award-winning poet, Herb’s work often appears in poetry journals and other specialized journals. During his demanding career, he’s written legal briefs, technical articles, and arbitration … Continue reading

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Accomplished Free Verse Poet Offers Inspiration

Curtis Dunlap, a well-known haikuist, is also a very successful free verse poet. His web site http://www.tobaccoroadpoet.com is an extremely popular site with poets throughout the world. Curtis recently made a CD featuring a reading of his entertaining, non-pretentious poetry, … Continue reading

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