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Creativity Requires Sharing With Others

As I’ve mentioned many times on this blog, being a writer or any kind of artist or creative person should involve sharing your work with others. For me, a large part of being a writer is sharing what I have … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 25, 2016

how it’s plucked out of the daisy love     by Elmedin Kadric Frogpond, 38.1  

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Haiku Helps Survivors

Are you a survivor? A survivor of illness? Caregiving? Shakeups in your career? ¬†Crime? Abuse? Divorce? A family death? A natural disaster? Addiction? We are all survivors of some sort in life. We have survived “the slings and arrows” of … Continue reading

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Gray Days Inspire Haiku

The gray days of winter may not be pleasant to look at, but they definitely affect our moods–which can be good for a writer! This season inspires a lot of my haiku, as I am holed up inside. taking refuge … Continue reading

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