Category Archives: Free Verse

Free Verse by Padmini Krishnan

Nature as an Inspiration Change! They tell me and install the new software I smile and raise my thumbs while fear screams with all Its strength, gripping and crippling my brain. I try and try but fail every time My … Continue reading

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Blog Special: Free Verse by Padmini Krishnan

Stones They watch her with scorn, amusement, and laughter. She is too quiet. Why doesn’t she laugh, talk, joke or shout? they whisper, but loud enough for her to hear. She finds a stone in her shoe. She is too … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 2, 2018

Often, the haiku we write inspires a longer poem or vice-versa. Longtime haikuist Marsh Muirhead experienced just that below, and both his poems are enjoyable. senryu I can’t see you now she says meaning ever by Marsh Muirhead (USA) Modern … Continue reading

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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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