Category Archives: Ireland

Free Verse by Guy Stephenson

Veldtschoen A big fat sonorous word, it intrigued my ten year old mind. The bumpy leather, the clumpy soles the ring of the heels on our flagged kitchen floor. The very impressive weight of them and knowing how much they … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

This haiku sequence was taken from Roberta Beary’s book, Deflection, published in 2015 by Accents Publishing. CARETAKER – I florida sunshinemother soaks upthe shade seasidewe turnmother’s chair cherry blossomsthe incessant soundof mother’s cough mother’s day only the tulipscome calling in the wheels of mother’s … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 17, 2020

a butterfly rests  on a tender blossom how intense the refracted light   by Guy Stephenson (Ireland) (In homage to Bashō)

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Daily Haiku: July 15, 2020

halloween night a thin veil between two worlds by Bernadette O’Reilly (Ireland) Haikuniverse

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Daily Haiku: July 12, 2020

dockside a sailor anchors summer’s end       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA), Author Deflection  

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Free Verse by Marion Clarke

Imprints     I am about to rearrange the cushions, but notice they are as you left them, one on top of the other, nest-like, footstool pad indented, as if your feet still rest there.     I know that … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 29, 2020

summer fling over the wild wave swept out to sea     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Honorable Mention 9th Setouchi-Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 27, 2020

winter sunlight a priest blesses father’s eyelids by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Simply Haiku, Vol 5:4, 2007

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 28, 2020

riptide unable to help myself . . . by Marion Clarke (Northern Ireland) tinywords, 13:1, March 2013

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 22, 2020–A Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

Shaking the Snow Globe    new time zone snow fills the palm of st francis   frozen windowsill seashells from another life     blizzard bleak house opens to page one     icicles melting down the wishing well     … Continue reading

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