Category Archives: Mary Jo Balistreri

Daily Haiku: Dec. 19, 2019

crook of an oak . . . losing herself in huckleberry finn by Jo Balistreri  (USA)

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 16, 2019

branched calligraphy scrawled across a chalky sky . . . in between, the geese by Jo Balistreri (USA) Honorable Mention Illinois State Poetry Society Contest, 2019

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Special Christmas Poem by Mary Jo Balistreri

Christmas Morning by Mary Jo Balistreri In the pale glint of dawn, a hawk darts across the marsh. I wash dishes from last night’s supper. Coffee gurgles, filling the glass carafe. Alone at this hour, husband and children still asleep, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 11, 2019

senryu the mountain looming from childhood . . . father’s back by Jo Balistreri (USA) akitso, December 2018

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Daily Haiku: May 31, 2019

senryu constant slam of the screen door rhubarb pie  by Jo Balistreri  (USA) bottle rockets, #35, August 2016

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Daily Haiku: March 31, 2019

grasshoppers everywhere one jumps into my scream by Jo Balistreri (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 22, 2018

censor’s strikes in dad’s war posts— silverfish   by Jo Balistreri (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 49.1, Winter-Spring 2018

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