Category Archives: Ireland

Daily Haiku: Jan. 11, 2022

senryu confirmation masscarved on the front pewJC was here by Marion Clarke (Northern Ireland) Mann Library’s Daily Haiku, Dec. 24, 2021

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 7, 2022

wolf moonwe drink dad’s whiskey at the grave     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) failed haiku, Winter Issue, 73, January 2022

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 27, 2021

grandma’s kitchen . . .a star-covered teacupfor the gypsy lady by Marion Clarke (Northern Ireland)Frogpond, Autumn 2012

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Daily Haiku Special: Oct. 26, 2021, with Roberta Beary

Robert Beary, longtime haiku author and editor, and frequent contributor to this blog, has a new book out, One Breath, that is a unique offering among haiga collections. It is an original  project that will spur readers and poets to … Continue reading

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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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