Category Archives: Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All

Are You An Author? Prospect for Contacts!

If you are an author, you know that your books don’t automatically sell themselves. I talk to many authors who are creative writers, and they are happy just to give their books away to family and friends. I’ve never made … Continue reading

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My Haiku Event Slated for July in Chicago

Dear Readers and Followers, As many of you know, I’m always actively involved in haiku in my free time. As I get older, I seem to have less and less free time, though. I’ll be giving a haiku/senryu presentation and … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Moves to the Hospital

Dear Readers, My solo, traveling haiku/senryu exhibit with art will be at the Wellness Center of Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL from April 1 until July 1. (800 W. Central Rd., separate building on the hospital campus). Healthcare … Continue reading

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The Daily Haiku: It’s All About You

People tell me, every once in awhile, that they’d like me to run some of my haiku in The Daily Haiku. However, it is reserved for your haiku and senryu.  Here, you will find poets from thirty countries, and the … Continue reading

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Creativity Requires Sharing With Others

As I’ve mentioned many times on this blog, being a writer or any kind of artist or creative person should involve sharing your work with others. For me, a large part of being a writer is sharing what I have … Continue reading

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Poetry Isn’t Frivolous

I write to have people read what I write. Many of my friends tell me they don’t understand poetry because so much of it is frivolous. While there is a lot of nonsense written that people are trying to pass … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Travels Again

Dear Readers and Followers, Just a reminder that my illustrated haiku/senryu/haiku sequences exhibit travels to Mundelein, Illinois on Jan. 8.  It will be at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Rd., through April 1. In 2016, it was at … Continue reading

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