Category Archives: Robert Epstein

Daily Haiku: Sept. 15, 2022

airport security mother passes through without looking back     by Robert Epstein (USA) Frogpond, Vol. XXX, No. 1, 2007

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Special Essay on Haiku by Robert Epstein

Beyond the Subjective in Haiku by Robert Epstein, Haiku Author & Psychologist   I would readily acknowledge that writing haiku is a means of self-expression, yet this isn’t synonymous with the subjective. The primary motivation isn’t fundamentally ego-based; that is, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 28, 2022

children’s memorial– just a stone’s throw from the swimming hole by Robert Epstein (USA), Author A Walk Around Spring Lake, 2012

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 7, 2022

senryu you and me and our 60 watt life by Robert Epstein (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44:2, Summer 2013

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Daily Haiku Special: Feb. 2, 2022: Robert Epstein’s Haiku Book

Author, Psychologist, and Haiku Poet Robert Epstein, has just published a new edition of his book, Checkout Time is Noon: Death Awareness Haiku. The First Edition was published ten years ago. Below are three poems from the book: deathbed window … Continue reading

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Author/Editor Robert Epstein Calls for Anthology Submissions!

For a new anthology, Robert Epstein seeks no more than 10  published or unpublishedhaiku, senryu, tanka, and black-and-white haiga related to the theme of healing and illness, injury, pain, (broadly conceived).  No remuneration for inclusion. Submission deadline:  3/31/2022 Please send … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 18, 2021

senryu       bookmark your place or mine?       by Robert Epstein (USA) loose change Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2005    

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Book Review by Robert Epstein

Book Review: Three Simple Lines: My Pilgrimage to the Heart and Homeland of Haiku by Natalie Goldberg  Reviewed by Robert Epstein  (Reprinted from Frogpond, Vol. 44:2, Spring/Summer 2021, with Robert Epstein’s permission) Natalie Goldberg is a beloved American writing teacher … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 30, 2021

  squabbling squirrels I no longer remember the names of childhood bullies       by Robert Epstein (USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XIII, No. 1, March 2011          

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Daily Haiku: April 2, 2021

senryu       miscarriage the silence between them darker tonight       by Robert Epstein (USA) The Temple Bell Stops: Contemporary Poems of Grief, Loss and Change, 2012  

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