Category Archives: Poets

Daily Haiku: Oct. 9, 2020

trial separation another inch of snow on the gin bottles by Lew Watts (USA) Honorable Mention Harold G. Henderson Memorial Haiku Award, 2017

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 31, 2020

backyard fireflies . . . each moment a different constellation by Stanford M. Forrester  (USA) White Lotus, #5, 2007

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Haiku Leader Lenard D. Moore Honored

Lenard D. Moore has been appointed the 2020-2021 Honorary Curator of the American Haiku Archives at California State Library in Sacramento. This honor celebrates his decades of contributions to haiku literature, professorship, and leadership in haiku organizations. Moore is a … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Sally Hewitt

Cool Summers   Remembering cool summers:   The gooey duck summer when the long-necked clams shot their streams of freezing water up our bare legs. We loved to step on their breathing holes, but not the cold shower of salty … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Each Moment   In memory of Professor Robert Duncan   by Michael Escoubas     I sit with him while his wife visits the doctor. He looks at me blankly and says, Who are you?     I sit with … Continue reading

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New Testimonials for “Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing”

Readers and Followers: I thank all the people who’ve read my new poetry book and commented. Below is a brief description of it and new reviews: Charlotte Digregorio’s timely book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, is artistically-designed with nearly … Continue reading

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Final Call: Biographical Listings for Living Haiku/Senryu Anthologies

The Living Haiku and Senryu Anthologies are invaluable resources for all haikuists to appear In.   Please read this important interview with Don Baird about the Living Haiku Anthology and The Living Senryu Anthology that you should participate in, so … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 11, 2020

a black butterfly on the red poppy condolence letter   by Agus Maulana Sunjaya (Indonesia) The Mainichi, Jan. 3, 2020

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Call for Free Verse Poems–Previously Published

Dear Readers and Followers, I am seeking free verse poems that you have previously-published to run on this blog. For consideration, please email just one poem–no more– to me at Please include the publication credit with your name/country. Thank … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 25, 2020

rain shower how many times today the sun returns by Rick Daddario (USA)

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