Category Archives: Japanese-style poems

Daily Haiku: Dec. 19, 2021

sketching in pencil              an old face   a thousand rivers by Michael McClintock (USA), Author Sketches from the San Joaquin

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 14, 2021

fresh snow on the summit I peel a Japanese orange and give you half by Chuck Brickley (USA) Outch, 4:2, 1979, Japan

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 13, 2021

moon-kissed . . . an orphan’s dream of adoption     by Dorna Hainds (USA) Stardust Haiku, Issue 36, 2019

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 13, 2021

snow hill at dusksliding       into            nightby Del Todey Turner (USA) Frogpond, 32:3, 2009

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 4, 2021

evergreen night another reason to stay single     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Frogpond, XXVI:3, 2003

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 24, 2021

i wake before bird chatter . . . the noise of quiet   by Mary Beth Bretzlauf (USA)

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Tanka by Lisbeth Ho (Indonesia)

  summer dusk crickets start to sing calling the fireflies to light up the moonless night by Lisbeth Ho Cold Moon Journal, July 29, 2021

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 10, 2021

my friends’ farmI view the Milky Way fromtheir cow pasture     by John J. Dunphy (USA) Haikuuniverse, May 3, 2021

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Read This New Haibun Collection by Ruth Holzer (USA)

If you like haibun, don’t miss this new book, Home and Away, by Ruth Holzer (USA). Many of you know Ruth as a longtime haikuist, and have read her accessible and thoughtful work on this blog. Below, is a haibun … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 2, 2021

senryu     breakfast alone two eggs on an empty plate     by LeRoy Gorman (Canada) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXX, No. 3, Fall, 1999

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