Daily Haiku: March 20, 2017

winter wind     a crow leaves behind     its caw
by Stanford M. Forrester, Author
the toddler’s chant
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Daily Haiku: March 19, 2017

winter night
my old dog teaches me
silence



 

by Gloria Jaguden
Wednesday Haiku, Feb. 27, 2013

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Your Responses to Describing Yourself as a Writer

Thanks to all who responded to my recent survey about describing yourself as a writer in just one word. There were fifty-five responses. (If I’ve inadvertently forgotten anyone’s response, please let me know.)

 

It’s interesting that some of you didn’t use an adjective to describe yourselves.

 

The list of words is below:

 

  • minimalistMaureen Sudlow

 

  • introspectiveMaria Laura Valente

 

  • melancholicEufemia Griffo

 

  • deadline-drivenBarb Germiat

 

  • questingPaul Beech

 

  • uncomfortableAlan Summers

 

  • vulnerableMarjorie Robertson

 

  • quixoticRick Daddario

 

  • journeymanMichael Henry Lee

 

  • reclusiveAlison Williams

 

  • instinctiveAnna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo

 

  • addictedJan Dobb

 

  • spur-of-the momentBilly Antonio

 

  • heartEllen Grace Olinger

 

  • doubtfulOlivier Schopfer

 

  • openkjmunro

 

  • minimalistMargherita Petriccione

 

  • distillmentNancy Rapp

 

  • obsessedValorie Broadhurst Woerdehoff

 

  • maroonedEarl Keener

 

  • communionPasquale Asprea

 

  • innovativeDoris Pascolo

 

  • impatientChad Lee Robinson

 

  • directAnna Maris

 

  • laser-beamsusan beth furst

 

  • imaginativeElisa Allo

 

  • wonderfilledMary Stevens

 

  • toneKerstin Park

 

  • empatheticAngiola Inglese

 

  • gameAmy Losak

 

  • blessedJohnny Baranski

 

  • sensitiveAparna Pathak

 

  • ambivalentArlyn Miller

 

  • tentativeMary Kendall

 

  • blessedMary Harwell Sayler

 

  • enchantedGiselle Maya

 

  • weirdoSusan Burch

 

  • lonelyCarole MacRury

 

  • veraciousSheila Elliott

 

  • scatteredTamara Tabel

 

  • reflectiveJazz Manchanda

 

  • closetLinda Wallin

 

  • impulsiveIllyana Stoyanova

 

  • conflictedTerri Hale French

 

  • accessibleJennifer Dotson

 

  • collaged– Gail Goepfert

 

  • conciseSusan Delphine Delaney

 

  • imaginativeMarietta McGregor

 

  • drivenSandi Pray

 

  • imaginativeBogdanka Stojanovski

 

  • contemplativeBarbara Kaufmann

 

  • honestCara Holman

 

  • fascinatedJennifer Hambrick

 

  • rewriteMarilyn Walker

 

 

 

 

 

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Daily Haiku: March 18, 2017

senryu

funeral arrangements:
my wife
puts on make-up

by Marco Fraticelli
Haiku Canada Sheet, 1985-’86

 

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Daily Haiku: March 17, 2017

SENRYU
cat scan
blue sky and dogwood trees
in the ceiling tiles
 
 
by Amy Losak
Failed Haiku

 

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Daily Haiku: March 16, 2017

Vietnam
during the firefight
a rainbow


by John J. Dunphy, Author
Old Soldiers Fading Away

 

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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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