Category Archives: Roberta Beary

Daily Haiku: Sept. 13, 2022

newborn the unplanned mother-in-law     by Roberta Beary, (USA/Ireland) 2019 Gerald Brady Senryu Contest Haiku Society of America

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Daily Haiku: July 31, 2022

deep within weeds one perfect iris     by Roberta Beary (USA/Ireland) from “around the flowers” (renku) bottle rockets, #13, 2005

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Daily Double Haiku: June 16, 2022

raking leaves   college boy shares his coke   with the widow     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA)   A Solitary Leaf, 1996 Members’ Anthology, Haiku Society of America  

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Daily Haiku: April 21, 2022

river roar red squirrel shifts the narrative     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXIV, No. 1, March 2022

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Poetry by Roberta Beary

57 VARIETIES it’s not the worst thing she’s ever done. it’s not one of her better moments either. she lists her reasons. but i don’t hear them. i don’t have to. i know for her the switch is off. the … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 11, 2022

senryu wish tree “peace” hangs by a thread by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) 41st A-Bomb Memorial Haiku, 2007 Kyoto Museum for World Peace Award

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Haibun by Roberta Beary

Genetics by Roberta Beary Your eyes are big and round like your father’s but while his are the color of the Irish Sea yours are the color of the muddy fields on my father’s land fit only for the peasants … Continue reading

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Haibun by Roberta Beary

barfly i was just a kid in those days and he was one of the bad boys the nuns warn you about and my old man told me stay far away from that one but i couldn’t help myself and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 9, 2022

winter morningmom names the plump robinroberta   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) failed haiku, Winter Issue, 73, January 2022

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 7, 2022

wolf moonwe drink dad’s whiskey at the grave     by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) failed haiku, Winter Issue, 73, January 2022

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