Category Archives: Poetry

Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Turning Fifty How nifty to be turning fifty. In Shakespeare’s time I’d be past my prime and looking grave. Now I shift the paradigm   and join in making lists of mountains to climb.  Chalking up new experiences before my half … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 1, 2020

autumn sky the paint worn thin around the birdhouse door by Mary Stevens (USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XIII, No. 4, Dec. 2011

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 29, 2020

rainbow . . . the sky gets a new crown by Lakshmi Iyer (India) Under the Basho, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 23, 2020

butterflies . . . on the clothesline a flowered shirt farfalle . . . sulla corda da bucato camicia a fiori by Lucia Cardillo (Italy) Hedgerow, #131, Spring 2020

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 20, 2020

worry stone in my pocket –furrowed fields by Marilyn Fleming (USA) Modern Haiku, 46:1, Winter/Spring 2015

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

dried curls of gray reindeer moss crunch softly underneath our boots . . . no other sound, but breath by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place San Francisco International Tanka Competition, 2016 Debbie Strange is an internationally-published short-form poet, haiga artist, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 17, 2020

dead of winter the tree & I leafless   by Robert Epstein (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 33:2, 2010

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 16, 2020

all-day rain unstrung pearls in a velvet box by Terri L. French (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 36:1, 2013

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

between the spokes of your spinning wheel a dusty web . . . I never thought our lives would so quickly unwind by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place The British Haiku Society Tanka Awards, 2019

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Sometimes a Simple Thought Carries a lot of Wisdom

Netflix  My ex-boyfriend’s best friend lets me use his Netflix password And man, it is so great At first I watched it to keep me company during supper so I wouldn’t feel alone because my split with my boyfriend was kind of sudden … Continue reading

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