Category Archives: Japan

Daily Haiku: Dec. 6, 2019

water on stone we slip off her wedding ring   by Robert Witmer (Japan) Acorn, Fall 2018  

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 7, 2019

senryu my tumor the size of no fruit the doctor can think of by Marsh Muirhead, Author last night of the carnival

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Double-Feature –The Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2019

halloween twilight army helicopters fill the sky   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Shiki Kukai Halloween Haiku Contest, 2001 all souls’ day no one i care to see again by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Frogpond, 37:1, Winter 2014

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Tanka Time

Dear Readers, I don’t often run tanka–a lyrical poetry form of five lines with 31 syllables maximum– that originated centuries ago in Japan. However, I received two interesting ones from Roberta Beary in Ireland. I’m sure you will enjoy these … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 25, 2019

tasting the well in the water– summer stars   by Marjorie Buettner (USA) Honorable Mention Harold Henderson Memorial Haiku Contest, 2011

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Daily Haiku: June 13, 2019

senryu the meaty grin of her red-lipped mouth my divorce lawyer by Chen-ou Liu  (Canada/Taiwan) Haiku Canada Review, 11:1, 2017

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Daily Haiku: May 3, 2019

senryu small town too much of her dream in the diner by Peter Newton (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2012

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