Category Archives: Japan

Free Verse by Robert Witmer

What is Death is Always the death of another The terrible taking away Of a loved one Or a total stranger A something or someone else However close you may come You are always Unceasingly, insistently alive Thriving or wasting … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 29, 2020

wormholes in the sweetest apples autumn afternoon by Robert Witmer  (Japan) Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, Issue 3:1, Autumn-Winter 2019-2020

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Blog Special: Keep This in Mind

Sashiko The sharpest needle with the brightest thread thrust back and forth through the tattered holes of the uncertainty in our daily  lives will keep the fabric of our humanity woven together by RM Yager Reprinted from StepAway Magazine, 2020 … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 14, 2020

old fortress the ceaseless song of cicadas by Nikolay Grankin (Russia) Frogpond, Vol. 42:3, 2019

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Daily Haiku: April 7, 2020

chrysanthemum blooms . . . the day I became mother by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Asahi Haikuist Network, October 2017

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Important Announcement from The Asahi Haikuist Network

Readers and Followers, We hope you are enjoying The Daily Haiku  and all the other features of this blog. Those of you who read or write haiku, please be sure to check out the Asahi Haikuist Network. It is celebrating … 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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