Category Archives: Japanese-style poetry

Daily Haiku: Jan. 29, 2021

chasing being chased pipers and waves   by Bryan Rickert (USA) Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2020

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 3, 2020

from my window the maple tree blinks light . . . all seems possible       by Mary Jo Balistreri (USA)  

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 30, 2020

flash of light rips open a dream– night storm       by Jeffrey Winke (USA) Walking the Same Path Haiku Society of America 2004 Members’ Anthology

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Tanka by Michael Nickels-Wisdom

Since the wind unfurls past the industrial park, under starry skies, and over rows of soybeans, a red thread will not be found.   by Michael Nickels-Wisdom (USA) Tanka Splendor, AHA books, 1998

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Tanka by Valentina Ranaldi-Adams

red watermelon for me while yellow for you in summer year after year we choose each other     by Valentina Ranaldi-Adams (USA) Blithe Spirit, February, 2018

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Haibun by Ignatius Fay

Food for Thought My two young daughters and I are at the grocery checkout. Ahead is a homeless woman of indeterminate age, a fixture in the neighborhood for years. Stooped, hair in disarray, teeth in need of more than a … Continue reading

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Haibun by Mary Jo Balistreri

Day of Remembrance   This Memorial Day is different. My father places a small carton of artefacts before me on the kitchen table—things I never knew he had. In seventy years, he never once talked about it, deflecting all questions … Continue reading

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Calling All Haiku Poets Who’ve Published

The Living Haiku and Senryu Anthologies are invaluable resources for all haikuists to appear In.   Please read this important interview with Don Baird about the Living Haiku Anthology and The Living Senryu Anthology that you should participate in, so … Continue reading

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Improve Your Haiku This New Year!

Thank you to everyone who has written fabulous comments about my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. Further, thank you to the more than 75 reviewers and editors for their outstanding reviews! Whenever authors publish how-to writing guides, they … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 14, 2019

fallow fields a light dusting of snow geese by Debbie Strange (Canada) Shortlisted for the Touchstone Award, 2018

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