Category Archives: Roberta Beary

Double-Feature –The Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2019

halloween twilight army helicopters fill the sky   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Shiki Kukai Halloween Haiku Contest, 2001 all souls’ day no one i care to see again by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Frogpond, 37:1, Winter 2014

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 22, 2019

halloween twilight again this year my son waits alone by the door   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) First Place Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest, 2006

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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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A Classic Collection of Loss and Resilience: Deflection by Roberta Beary

I have about 5,000 books in my personal library, so it’s rare for me to take the time to re-read any of them. However, I keep coming back to “Deflection” by Roberta Beary, published in 2015. Back then, my curiosity … Continue reading

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Special to The Daily Haiku: Sept. 22, 2019

autumn breeze the new smell of my red jacket   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA), Author The Unworn Necklace

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 6, 2019

parkinson’s the lengthening pause between poems   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) seashores, Vol. 2, April 2019  

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 25, 2019

crushed acorns an owl deepens the call to prayer by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Seashores, Vol. 2, April 2019

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