Category Archives: Teachers

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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Get Your Work Noticed–Whatever Your Art Is

To all My Loyal Followers and Readers: Thank you so much for reading the Daily Haiku and all my instructional posts on a regular basis. Hundreds of you have emailed me or commented on this blog, and I have now … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 23, 2016

copper streaked cheeks The Blessed Virgin cupping rain by Elliot Nicely Mayfly, 41, 2006

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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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Attention: Haiku Contest for Students

Dear Teachers and Parents, If you have students/kids in grades 7 through 12 who like poetry, and specifically haiku, start getting them ready to enter a terrific haiku contest with a late March 2016 deadline. Co-sponsored by the Nick Virgilio … Continue reading

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