Category Archives: Japanese-style poetry

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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A Classic Collection of Loss and Resilience: Deflection by Roberta Beary

I have about 5,000 books in my personal library, so it’s rare for me to take the time to re-read any of them. However, I keep coming back to “Deflection” by Roberta Beary, published in 2015. Back then, my curiosity … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 25, 2019

tasting the well in the water– summer stars   by Marjorie Buettner (USA) Honorable Mention Harold Henderson Memorial Haiku Contest, 2011

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 30, 2017

senryu mother-in-law: at lunch I try to swallow her words by Debbi Antebi (UK) Modern Haiku, Vol. 43:2, Summer 2012  

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Daily Haiku: May 27, 2017

loved for years and now I know your name blue chicory   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)

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Daily Haiku: May 2, 2017

irises resisting the impulse to straighten the rug by Ignatius Fay  (Canada) Modern Haiku, Vol. 45.1, Winter-Spring 2014  

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