Category Archives: Healing

Daily Haiku Special: Dec. 2, 2017

Lately, I’ve received some just-released poetry books for the holidays that authors have asked me review for my blog. There is one that I purchased for myself that the editor didn’t contact me to announce on my blog, but I’d … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 11, 2016

morning sun stroking its warmth through the old dog’s fur     by Rachel Sutcliffe The Heron’s Nest, XVI: 3, 2014

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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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Your Responses: Why You Write Poetry

  This post is in response to my question to readers and followers on why they write poetry. I hope you enjoy it and that it gives you insights and inspiration. And, to those poets who took the time to … Continue reading

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Haiku & Senryu: Find Healing & Wisdom

No matter what stage in our lives we find ourselves in, haiku and senryu help us keep everything in perspective. Divorce, illness, addictions, job problems, death of a loved one? These are just a few of the common things that … Continue reading

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