Category Archives: Language Arts

Daily Haiku: Feb. 23, 2017

senryu family reunion bats scratching in the cabin walls by Jennifer Hambrick The Herons Nest, Vol. XVIII, No. 4, Dec. 2016

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 22, 2017

for the briefest moment before it lands shadow of a cherry petal by Claudia Coutu Radmore Sakura Award Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, 2009  

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Daily Haiku: Feb 20, 2017

senryu the verdict? hell never freezes over climate change       by Tricia Knoll Failed Haiku  

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 19, 2017

canning day apple peels quilt the table top by Jan Benson tinywords, 13.3, Feb. 12, 2014  

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 18, 2017

train whistle dry grass bending to the wind     by Maureen Sudlow

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Born a Writer?

I often judge writing contests, both non-fiction and poetry. Recently, I judged the North Carolina Poetry Society’s annual contest in the haiku category. Although it was blind judging, and the winners’ names still haven’t been revealed, I’m sure the winners … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 16, 2017

crow caw to crow caw endless rain by Patrick Sweeney Modern Haiku  

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