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Daily Haiku: Oct. 4, 2021

evergreen night another reason to stay single     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Frogpond, XXVI:3, 2003

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 14, 2021

  senryu     funeral mass my sister’s hat blocks the view     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Frogpond, Vol. XXXI, No. 1, 2008  

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Daily Haiku: July 31, 2021

in the eyes of a stray rabbit my childhood       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) sharing the sun Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2010

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Daily Haiku: July 17, 2021

harvest moon the long pull of faraway children       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) loose changeHaiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2005  

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Haibun Special by Roberta Beary

Piano Practice My grandma speaks in a thick accent. I try to keep her away from my school friends. I don’t want them to make fun of me. At home it’s different. I like having her around because she likes … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

    Memorial Service dark winter sky mourners approach in single file   memorial service — work on the left family on the right   slide show a handsome young soldier with the same nose   eulogy — his only … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 23, 2021

senryu   airport lounge a bartender mutes the dead by Roberta Beary  (Ireland/USA) NOON 6, 2008

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Haibun by Roberta Beary

TV  PasTime when the husband is home it’s police procedurals & serial killers.   up the night staircase      shadows of  framed ancestors   when the husband is away it’s lost puppy shows & soppy endings.   beyond  the … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku Special: April 15, 2021

Special by Roberta Beary: Two Haiku     shooting star  we stay up to watch the baby sleep     dementia wardthe knotted stringof paper cranes       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) seashores journal, Vol. 6, April 2021  

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Daily Haiku: April 8, 2021

senryu       crime meeting i learn the names of my neighbors         by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 43.2, Summer 2012

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