Category Archives: Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton

Tanka by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton

light insists on itself this spring – I put away fear, feel the strength in branches by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA), Editor red lights, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2017

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Charlotte Digregorio, Editor of The Daily Haiku, is honored to be the Featured Poet for the World Haiku Series (16) in February, Many thanks to Poet Hidenori Hiruta of Japan, the editor of this acclaimed series! His dedication and contributions to … Continue reading

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3 Tanka: June 15, 2022

sudden chill a dragonfly skip jives with its reflection . . . when did you stop finding us amazing by Marion Clarke (Northern Ireland) Honorable Mention, Sanford Goldstein Competition 2019 Tanka Society of America     family photo: my father’s … Continue reading

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2 Tanka: June 11, 2022

singing  Requiem Mass in the choir  introduced me  as a 13-year-old to death  but not to life’s messiness    by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA)  red lights, Vol. 14, No. 1, January 2018    I look again through mountain mists there, … Continue reading

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Tanka by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton

Tanka     remembering my photo of Mt. Fuji rising taken from a high-speed train strengthens me in these days of confusion         by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA) Honorable Mention Fifth Fujisan Taisho/ Mt. Fuji Tanka Awards  

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