Category Archives: Poets

Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku Special, Dec. 7, 2017–A Classic: The Unworn Necklace by Roberta Beary

Attention loyal readers and followers: Roberta Beary’s classic haiku collection, The Unworn Necklace, is hot off the press yet again! This is its fifth printing. It was first published in 2007, and is a favorite of avid haikuists worldwide. As … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 18, 2017

sunshine she lets her hair down for him by Christine L. Villa (USA) 156th Haiga Contest Finalist World Haiku Association

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Results are In: Your Favorite Writers

I’ve always believed that in order to be good writers, most people can’t limit themselves to one genre of writing. The more you practice diverse genres, the better you become at writing your favorite one. You pick up so many … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 9, 2017

empty street– she stoops to pocket a half-cigarette by Robyn Hood Black  (USA) Acorn, #39, Fall 2017    

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 4, 2017

through coils of mist just for a moment the grey heron by Angelee Deodhar  (India) Akita International Haiku Network, April 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 24, 2017

SENRYU   strict diet just my cat’s tuna breath     by Stefano d’Andrea (Italy) Failed Haiku, Issue 22, 2017

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