Category Archives: Haibun

Haibun by Ignatius Fay

Food for Thought My two young daughters and I are at the grocery checkout. Ahead is a homeless woman of indeterminate age, a fixture in the neighborhood for years. Stooped, hair in disarray, teeth in need of more than a … Continue reading

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Haibun by Mary Jo Balistreri

Day of Remembrance   This Memorial Day is different. My father places a small carton of artefacts before me on the kitchen table—things I never knew he had. In seventy years, he never once talked about it, deflecting all questions … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing/Publishing Haiku and Haibun

Three Tips: Writing/Publishing Haiku & Haibun by Roberta Beary   Roberta Beary is a longtime haiku and haibun poet, and the author of The Unworn Necklace and Deflection. (You can read my two reviews of these books at the end … Continue reading

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Fabulous Book Sale for Haiku & Haibun Enthusiasts!

This announcement has just arrived from our friend and colleague, Jim Kacian, Publisher of Red Moon Press in Virginia: Once-in-a-Lifetime Red Moon Press $1 Moving Sale      We are moving to a smaller location, and cannot keep the overstock we’ve … Continue reading

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Red Moon Press: The Definitive Resource for English-Language Haiku Books & Related Genres

Loyal Readers and Followers: In case you haven’t been aware of Red Moon Press, it is a valuable resource that I highly recommend. Please read below. You will find all the haiku books that you will need on its website … Continue reading

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Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … 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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