Category Archives: Philomene Kocher

Daily Double Haiku: Jan. 23, 2023

bitter cold one step ahead of me my condensing breath by Adelaide B. Shaw (USA)   snowflake shadows disappear into snow by Philomene Kocher (Canada), Co-Author The Second Time, King’s Road Press, 2004

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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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Haiku Special: May 8, 2021–New Book by Philomene Kocher and Marco Fraticelli!

Have you ever heard of “septenga”? A septenga is haiku– a sequence of seven links, starting with a three-liner, followed by two, and ending with a three-liner. (3-2-3-2-3-2-3). The poem contains a theme that unites the seven links, and it … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 12, 2018

rose hips and roses and buds on the same bush August evening by Philomene Kocher (Canada) Frogpond, XXIV:1, 2001  

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Daily Haiku: June 25, 2018

geese returning a child’s mitten tucked into the chain-link fence by Philomene Kocher  (Canada) a far galaxy: Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology, 2018  

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