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Daily Haiku: Feb 20, 2017

senryu the verdict? hell never freezes over climate change       by Tricia Knoll Failed Haiku  

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Born a Writer?

I often judge writing contests, both non-fiction and poetry. Recently, I judged the North Carolina Poetry Society’s annual contest in the haiku category. Although it was blind judging, and the winners’ names still haven’t been revealed, I’m sure the winners … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 12, 2017

senryu driving home– nobody to hold the ashes by Elmedin Kadric Prune Juice, #14, 2015  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 21, 2017–Fraticelli

houseguests gone the echo of my footsteps     by Marco Fraticelli  

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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: Jan. 9, 2017

SENRYU: porch light late into evening my father’s cigar by Barbara Kaufmann brass bell, August 2015  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 3, 2017

cold night a beggar and his dog share shadows by Billy Antonio Shiki Kukai (Free Format) First Place Award December 2014  

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