Category Archives: Haiku Book

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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Can You Change the World with Your Writing?

Years ago, an artist-friend told me that she loves to share her art. She said even if just one person who sees it, feels it speaks to them, and gets him/her through a bad time in life, it is worth … Continue reading

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Seek the Best Place for a Poetry Reading

For me, among the best places for a poetry reading have always been art museums or galleries. For example, recently I did a juried reading with other poets and a book signing at the Ukranian Institute of Modern Art in … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Moves to Rolling Meadows (IL) Library

My haiku exhibit will move to the Rolling Meadows (IL) Library, 3110 Martin Lane in Rolling Meadows, from October through Jan. 7. It will include more pieces of my work, such as the one below, as it is a larger … Continue reading

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Senryu vs. Haiku

Dear Readers and Loyal Followers: If you’ve been following this blog for a long time, you can see that haiku and senryu often overlap. Some of you write to me, from time to time, wanting to know why I didn’t … Continue reading

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Haiku & Senryu: Write Them Right

I see people struggle with writing haiku and senryu each day, posting what they write on Facebook, Twitter, or on their own blog sites. Haiku and senryu are short forms of poetry– yes poetry, not just random thoughts. Haiku and … Continue reading

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Haiku Poet Undertakes Interesting Project

Some months back, I received a book, “Drifting,” and a CD from Marco Fraticelli, a Canadian musician and poet whose work has appeared on The Daily Haiku. He published the book in 2013. I quote his letter below: Hi, Charlotte … Continue reading

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