Category Archives: students

Promote Haiku During National Literacy Awareness Month

September is National Literacy Awareness Month. I learned long ago, when I was asked to teach haiku to public school students, that haiku and senryu were great ways to¬† not only to enrich their vocabulary, but to get them reading … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 14, 2017

Dear Readers and Followers: Today on The Daily Haiku, we are dong something different from the usual. Many of you are familiar with Tom Painting, longtime award-winning poet of haiku whose work is often featured on this blog. Tom is … Continue reading

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Haiku News for All, Including Teachers

As haikuists, we should live in the moment. We capture the moment in our haiku. Memory also plays a role in haiku, as we live in the present, but at the same time, we are reminded of past moments that … Continue reading

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Earning a Living at Poetry?

What a thought! Recently, two poets I know brought this up as once having been a goal for them. However, they soon found that unless one combines the writing of poetry with a full-time teaching job in English/poetry, the odds … Continue reading

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