Category Archives: Language Arts

Writing Simply Is the Best Way to Write

Leonardo da Vinci said: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. I think this especially applies to the simplicity, yet often sophistication of haiku and senryu. In my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, I try to stress this … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 1, 2017

plantation tour I follow a swallowtail to the slave house by Crystal Simone Smith  (USA) 2nd Place Griffin-Farlow Haiku Award, 2015 North Carolina Poetry Society

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 17, 2017

rain in your forecast eyes by Robert Epstein  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 39:1, Winter 2016  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 9, 2017

cloudless day a jay brings the sky into the lilacs by Mary Jo Balistreri (USA) The Heron’s Nest,18:3, September 2016  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 7, 2017

a monk’s sandals– down the same stairwell, a soldier’s boots by Rick Black  (USA)  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 6, 2017

senryu fireside knitting the unfinished scarf around my neck by Beverley George (Australia) Presence, 42, 2010  

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 20, 2017

the singer’s mandolin– each and every curve of this country road by Ben Moeller-Gaa  (USA) Modern Haiku, 47:2, 2016

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