Category Archives: Healing

Come to My Two Workshops and Reading: Haiku and Senryu

Dear Readers and Followers, Please take note of my two upcoming workshops, the first in the Chicago area (Northfield, IL), and the second in Western Massachusetts in Northfield. The latter will include a reading of my haiku and senryu. Hope … Continue reading

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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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