Category Archives: Poems

The Art of Thought: Haiku and Senryu

Those of you who don’t miss a day of The Daily Haiku will notice that we regularly strive to include more haikuists who’ve never appeared on this blog. In the more than seven years that The Daily Haiku has been … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Ingrid Bruck

Mudsale by Ingrid Bruck crowds bump shouldersMudsale mix in winter shadesblack hues on denim Amish next to English:My People, plain and simple,stick to their own Old Order, black and white,New Order, blossom colors,a rainbow tinged black summer reprieveno heavy black … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 9, 2022

senryu at the junctiononly my mood changesbroken lights by Roger Watson (UK) Blithe Spirit, 28:2, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 11, 2021

Rosh Hashanah– the memory of honey-dipped apples by Ruth Holzer (USA) the Aurorean, Fall/Winter, 2019-2020 

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 10, 2021

first snow our world leans in a little closer by Margaret Dornaus (USA) Frogpond, 35:2, Summer 2012

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Free Verse by Sally Hewitt

Seeing You Again by Sally Hewitt We walked along a dock strolling slowly, throwing sticks for the dog to retrieve when we moved past you. I didn’t recognize your face at first until you spoke and then I thought, Of … Continue reading

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Poem by Ruth Partridge

As Summer Evenings slip into Night by Ruth Partridge             The heat of the day dissipates To a heady mix of scent And enveloping blanket Of stillness Of creeping damp As beads of dew form on the lawn; An owl hoots … Continue reading

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Poem by Karen Harvey (North Wales)

Missing i. Frantically he searched their hotel room but he couldn’t find her even though the door was locked on the inside.   He ran out onto the balcony peering through the darkness at the next, wondering if she had … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

This haiku sequence was taken from Roberta Beary’s book, Deflection, published in 2015 by Accents Publishing. CARETAKER – I florida sunshinemother soaks upthe shade seasidewe turnmother’s chair cherry blossomsthe incessant soundof mother’s cough mother’s day only the tulipscome calling in the wheels of mother’s … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Mary Stevens

Toledo Steel Sun sideof the arenaheated bull within a whirling capethe matador’s stance Toledo steel—he waves an earfor the cheering crowd workers rake sandover the scent of blood flamenco moonthe special at the innrabo de toro   by Mary Stevens … Continue reading

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