Category Archives: Poetry

Daily Haiku Special: 4 Haiku by Eufemia Griffo

first love letter the flames in the fireplace still burn   by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Blithe Spirit, 28.2, 2018   harvest moon crows gather on an abandoned house   by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Seashores, No. 6, 2021   harvest moon … Continue reading

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Write Quality Poems!

Dear Readers and Followers: Everyone wants to write quality poems, and having the right tools are essential. I’m making a special offer to purchase my books that will instruct you to write the best poems you can– before a price … 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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New Book Just Released!

Hello Readers! Cotton Moon,  a collection of haiku and senryu, has just been published by Barrie Levine (USA), a contributor to this blog. Please read below for a sampling of the author’s poetry, along with credits of their original publication. … Continue reading

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Don’t Hide in the Shadows

I hope all of you are getting out and reading your work in front of live audiences. It doesn’t matter where you live. I guarantee, there is an appreciative audience there.  Don’t hide in the shadows! Meet your readers and … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: May 6, 2022

moongateinto the zen gardentricycle wheel stuck by Mary L. Leopkey (Canada) Asahi Haikuist Network, April 1, 2022

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What is Poetry?– Interview with Charlotte Digregorio by Highland Park Poetry

5 Questions for Charlotte Digregorio 1. What drives your connection to poetry? Reading and writing poetry has always been a way for me to find peace and solace. I have loved poetry since high school, when a visiting poet came … Continue reading

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Appearing on The Akita International Haiku Network Site

Dear Readers and Followers, I hardly ever post my haiku on my blog. Today, I am very honored to appear on another WordPress site, that of The Akita International Haiku Network. Ten of my latest poems appear, translated into Japanese, … Continue reading

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Be a Masterful Poet!

Dear Readers and Followers: I’m making a special offer to you. If you purchase one copy of “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All” or one copy of “Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing” directly from me, you’ll receive … Continue reading

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New Anthology Features Adults and Students!

Read all about parks and underwater life, along with a wonderful poetic form many poets have not heard of, the waltmarie, in a new anthology. “2022 Poetry Challenge” features national and international poets from elementary school students through adults. It … Continue reading

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