Category Archives: illness

Author/Editor Robert Epstein Calls for Anthology Submissions!

For a new anthology, Robert Epstein seeks no more than 10  published or unpublishedhaiku, senryu, tanka, and black-and-white haiga related to the theme of healing and illness, injury, pain, (broadly conceived).  No remuneration for inclusion. Submission deadline:  3/31/2022 Please send … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 21, 2021

senryu hospital hair the ghost of who I am by Deborah P Kolodji     #FemkuMag, #28, January 2021

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 19, 2021

Sunlit daffodils  in her hospice room  the smell of urine   by Elena Calvo (Canada) Haiku Canada Anthology, 2017                     

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 6, 2021

  senryu   purging the pain  of the hospital’s inhospitality…  a stranger’s smile   by Elena Calvo (Canada) Haiku Canada Review, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 28, 2021

senryu   false diagnosis recovering from the illness I never had   by Marianne Paul (Canada) tsuri-dōrō – a small journal of haiku and senryūIssue #5, Sept./Oct. 2021

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Daily Haiku Special: 3 Haiku by Maya Daneva (The Netherlands)

mom’s gone I tell the news to the scarecrow   Acorn, Spring Issue, 2021   hospice visit I am back to the future   Haiku Canada Review, November 2020     full moon making peace with myself   Presence, Issue … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 25, 2021

vanishing pointwhere the road disappearsthe hospice   by Maxianne Berger (Canada) Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2020

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Haiku Sequence by Mac Greene

to life since the diagnosis tears well up whenever I  say goodbye   I cry softly and the rain too   I dream a grave yellow        yellow silver on the wind dandelions   birds sing I try to get … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2020

senryu       it’s ALS– such a short sentence     by Lew Watts (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 21, 2020

alzheimer’s . . . the dark side of the moon       by Rosa Maria Di Salvatore (Italy)

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