Category Archives: Japan

Daily Haiku: Jan. 9, 2023

sharing a futon in temporary shelter snow-covered windows by David McMurray(Japan)Grand Prize Winner75th Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest,2021

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 7, 2023

Buddha— a lotus flower in every chant by Neena Singh (India) World Haiku Series, Aug. 13, 2021

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 10, 2022

the slant of her handwriting spring breeze by Michael Fessler (Japan), Author arrangements, 2016

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 1, 2022

dark side of the moon across the winter ocean your half of the moon       by David McMurray (Japan), Author Teaching and Learning Haiku in English

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 14, 2022

zen meditation trying hard to think . . . about nothing     by Jay Friedenberg (USA) Haiku Canada, Vol. 15, No. 2, October 2021

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Daily Haiku: July 30, 2022

all day without a break the snow’s lecture     by Michael Fessler (Japan) bottle rockets, #13, 2005

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Daily Haiku: July 14, 2022

rows of corn stretch to the horizon– sun on the thunderhead by Lee Gurga (USA) Kusamakura University International Haiku Competition, 1996

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Daily Haiku: July 5, 2022

In cold winds snow camellia bud opening 寒風に椿の蕾開きけり   by Hidenori Hiruta (Japan)  

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Review: Haiku Scholar David McMurray’s Latest Book

New Book by Haiku Scholar David McMurray Instructs Teachers/Professors David McMurray, acclaimed haiku scholar and professor at the International University of Kagoshima, has just published another book, “Teaching and Learning Haiku in English.” It’s an invaluable resource for teachers and … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: June 9, 2022– 2 Poems by David McMurray, Haiku Prof. & Scholar (Japan)

Symphony maestrowith a quick tap, tap, tapVivaldi’s first spring   by David McMurray (Japan)Frogpond, xxiv: 2, Summer, 2003       Reaching outacross the Milky Wayno answers     by David McMurray (Japan), AuthorHaiku Composed in English as a Japanese … Continue reading

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