Category Archives: USA

June 21, 2022, Daily Haiku Special–Donna Bauerly

    edge of light my fishing pole across the handlebars    thunder storms grandma rocking with beads and blessed candles      the wind taking a swing    packing my convent trunk all I have inside     by … Continue reading

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Special: Tanka by an’ya

come to me if only on these nights of dreaming for without you will be no chapters and verses by an’ya (USA) Winner BHS Haiku Awards (Tanka Section), 2021   unattended among toxic weeds in a boneyard only forgotten souls— … Continue reading

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2 Tanka: June 11, 2022

singing  Requiem Mass in the choir  introduced me  as a 13-year-old to death  but not to life’s messiness    by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA)  red lights, Vol. 14, No. 1, January 2018    I look again through mountain mists there, … Continue reading

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