Category Archives: Japanese-style poems

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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Daily Haiku: Aug. 19, 2021

senryu       what i mean to say going along with autocomplete       by Mary Stevens (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 44:2, Spring/Summer 2021

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Tanka by Beverley George

Tanka   a nurse at the clinic a traveller on the train sometimes we speak our deepest truth to those met fleetingly       by Beverley George (Australia) Red Lights, 6:1, 2010

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Tanka Sequence by an’ya

beachcombing my mother always said housework will wait– but treasures at low tide are too soon swept away     it’s where we built  the palaces of my youth each drip castle shaped by supple fingers the ones that fail … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 16, 2021

open window a sparrow pecks on my keyboard   by Maya Daneva (The Netherlands) Cold Moon Journal, May 25, 2021

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