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Daily Haiku: March 21, 2017

winter solitude another long night where things left off by Michael Henry Lee The Heron’s Nest, XIV:1, March 2012  

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Daily Haiku: March 15, 2017

a little fuzzy about the meaning of grace scent of apriums by Beverly Acuff Momoi Modern Haiku, 44:3, 2013  

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Describe Yourself as a Writer Using Just One Word

Dear Contributors and Readers: When I think of myself as a writer, I can come up with both favorable and unfavorable words to describe myself.  A few that come to mind are: impetuous, wayward, and cerebral. For anyone who is … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Moves to the Hospital

Dear Readers, My solo, traveling haiku/senryu exhibit with art will be at the Wellness Center of Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL from April 1 until July 1. (800 W. Central Rd., separate building on the hospital campus). Healthcare … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 25, 2017

white wedding the brides kiss by Robert Ertman Full Moonlight Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2016  

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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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