Category Archives: Marilyn Ashbaugh

Selected Tanka

rain washes the dust from the bus window and I can see more clearly what tears do by Philomene Kocher (Canada) Twenty Years of Tanka Splendor, AHA Books, 2009 cranes gather in a cloud-swept sky if only I too could escape by Marilyn … Continue reading

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Double Daily Haiku: May 21, 2022

up on the roof street dancing    by Marilyn Ashbaugh (USA) tsuri-doro, Issue #6, November/December 2021

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Tanka by Marilyn Ashbaugh

blanket tent over mother’s clothesline soft grass tickles my cheek i kiss the earth   by Marilyn Ashbaugh (USA) Keibooks, Atlas Poetica

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Haibun by Marilyn Ashbaugh

Luck and Chance She is sipping her morning coffee when a young woman, bloodied and barefoot comes stumbling up her driveway.  Neither knows the other’s language.   Afraid, she brings the woman inside and quickly ascertains that the young woman’s injuries require medical … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Marilyn Ashbaugh

 The Only Things We Had   flip flops and polka dots bikinis and baby oil sprinklers and kiddy pools purees and steelies shooters and thumpers rednecks and greasers hard boiled and over easy duck tails and teeter totters smoke rings … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 16, 2019

monarchs mingle along a sandy shore long walk home    by Marilyn Ashbaugh (USA)

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