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Daily Haiku Special: Zaidee Pisani-Lysenko

Zaidee Pisani-Lysenko (Australia), 11 years old outdoor cafe the ibis steals a pancake off my plate Failed Haiku, Vol. 6, #65, April 2021 dark featherwhy can’t youfly Creatrix, #50, September 2020 savannah rain  animals scatter  across the plain The Mamba, … Continue reading

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New Anthology Features Adults and Students!

Read all about parks and underwater life, along with a wonderful poetic form many poets have not heard of, the waltmarie, in a new anthology. “2022 Poetry Challenge” features national and international poets from elementary school students through adults. It … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 18, 2020

ocean ripples . . . the shape of wind everywhere   by Don Baird, Author (USA) Haiku Wisdom, Modern English Tanka Press, 2011

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Daily Haiku: April 4, 2020

senryu long journey everything changes but mom’s calls by Nikolay Grankin (Russia) Prune Juice, #30, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 4, 2019

senryu amid the pumpkins– a tattered drawing of Linus by P M F Johnson (USA) Acorn, #30, Spring 2013

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 29, 2019

first buds . . . the Morse code of a little bird   primi germogli … l’alfabeto Morse di un uccellino       by Lucia Cardillo (Italy) TINYWORDS, April 3, 2019

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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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