Category Archives: Poetry

Daily Haiku: Oct. 14, 2019

fallow fields a light dusting of snow geese by Debbie Strange (Canada) Shortlisted for the Touchstone Award, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 13, 2019

pumpkin patch the Rubenesque curves of the calabash gourds by Terri L. French (USA) Prune Juice, Oct. 28, 2013

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Tanka Time

Dear Readers, I don’t often run tanka–a lyrical poetry form of five lines with 31 syllables maximum– that originated centuries ago in Japan. However, I received two interesting ones from Roberta Beary in Ireland. I’m sure you will enjoy these … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 12, 2019

senryu Halloween dance– the mermaid’s tail keeps slapping my butt   by Chad Lee Robinson (USA) Haikuniverse, Oct. 31,2017

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 11, 2019

senryu scary at last the jack-o-lantern full of maggots   by Frank Higgins (USA) Dragonfly

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 10, 2019

tree branches empty a lone bird changes everything   by Roberta Beach Jacobson (USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XX: No. 2, June 2018

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 9, 2019

woodpecker at dawn rattles off my to-do list by Matthew Moffett (USA) Hedgerow, No. 26, April 24, 2015

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