Category Archives: Japanese-style poems

Tanka by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton

Tanka     remembering my photo of Mt. Fuji rising taken from a high-speed train strengthens me in these days of confusion         by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA) Honorable Mention Fifth Fujisan Taisho/ Mt. Fuji Tanka Awards  

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Daily Haiku: March 1, 2021

twilight a firefly rises from its reed     by Laurie D. Morrissey (USA) The Haiku Calendar 2021, Snapshot Press

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 25, 2021

in the alleysorange blossom scent . . .the rest escapes me   nei vicoli / profumo di zagare … / il resto mi sfugge   by Lucia Cardillo (Italy) Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, June 2019

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 17, 2021

bedridden– the route of swallows  above my roof by Daniela Misso (Italy) Modern Haiku, Vol. 51.3, 2020

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Two Tanka by Vandana Parashar

a half-read book with its pages open . . .       my mind wanders  into the dark alleys  of desires       by Vandana Parashar (India)   Moonbathing, Issue 22, 2020         watering a … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 6, 2021

lonesome summer stealing a song from the mosquitoes       by Elisa Theriana (Indonesia) The Heron’s Nest, #4, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 31, 2021

quiet afternoon– a budding tree fills with crows by Stephen Page (USA)      

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Tanka by Paul Beech

TANKA floral smock chalky she holds the new boy close wipes his terrified tears and lets him sit with the girls by Paul Beech (Wales) Poetry in the Plague Year, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 23, 2021

after a rain smell of clover … benign   by Valorie Broadhurst Woerdehoff  (USA) Modern Haiku, 51:3, 2020

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A Haiku Sequence by Mary Stevens

Toledo Steel Sun sideof the arenaheated bull within a whirling capethe matador’s stance Toledo steel—he waves an earfor the cheering crowd workers rake sandover the scent of blood flamenco moonthe special at the innrabo de toro   by Mary Stevens … Continue reading

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