Category Archives: Senryu

Daily Haiku: Oct. 19, 2017

SENRYU unshelled pistachios my father on marriage by Tiffany Shaw-Diaz (USA) Frogpond, 40:1, 2017   Advertisements

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Heraclitus Gets Us Thinking

Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher who died in 475 BC, said “All is flux, nothing stays still.” This reminds me of why I write haiku and senryu. Capturing the moment is what it’s all about. All of our experiences, even significant … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 15, 2017

SENRYU silent flight of a raptor— your breath on my neck by Marilyn Fleming  (USA) Akitsu Quarterly, Fall 2017  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 12, 2017

senryu My Life now playing in 1D   by Valentina Ranaldi-Adams  (USA) Failed Haiku, Vol. 1, Issue 4, April 2016

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 11, 2017

senryu   their first Thanksgiving posing together with the turkey     by Marilyn Appl Walker  (USA) Second Place Gerald Brady Memorial Senryu Award Haiku Society of America, 2009  

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Writing Simply Is the Best Way to Write

Leonardo da Vinci said: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. I think this especially applies to the simplicity, yet often sophistication of haiku and senryu. In my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, I try to stress this … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 7, 2017

senryu surge protector at my age why  would I hold back by Robert Epstein (USA) Mariposa, #37, 2017  

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