Tag Archives: Art

A Delightful New Book by Cara Armstrong!

A delightful book of micro-poems and illustrations by Cara Armstrong, “A Trick of Living,” has just been published by Big Table Publishing. https://www.bigtablepublishing.com  (Big Table Publishing has very creative books, and it’s based in Boston and San Francisco.) Micro-poetry comes … Continue reading

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Free Verse about Art

Madame Matisse’s Hat by Sally Hewitt     He didn’t like Madame Matisse’s Hat pointed his Picasso nose in the air, harrumphing, and made the hand gesture for time-out, thus I had to break my concentration, my absorption in form … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 20, 2020

  low tide . . . I sift through the debris from another shore by Carole MacRury (USA) A Splash of Water Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2015        

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Plan and Set Goals as a Writer

This pandemic has lasted longer than what we initially thought it would. Though solitude often goes hand-in-hand with being a writer, sometimes too much solitude makes us less effective as writers. Now, more than ever, I find it necessary to … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 17, 2020

cool cave in France paintings of bulls and deer older than God       by Howard Lee Kilby (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, Fall, 1995

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Daily Haiku: July 9, 2020

blackout– nothing between me and the night       by Adelaide B. Shaw (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 36:1, 2013  

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Ekphrastic Poem by Michael Escoubas

Woman with a Parasol After a creation by Claude Monet painted in 1875 She seems to blend in with the wind with the clouds with the sky and the swing and sway of grasses and flowers— the green underside of … Continue reading

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Book Review–Read Jennifer Dotson’s Delightful Classic: Clever Gretel

  Poet Jennifer Dotson’s classic, Clever Gretel, is a generous collection of poems of self-realization and reminiscences. Her style throughout is imaginative, elegantly simple, and delightful. Through her imagination, she transforms the familiar into the unique. The book is reader-friendly, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 4, 2020

plank by plank the bridge carries mount fuji home     (Japanese print with Roberta Beary’s haiku on exhibit at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery in the UK)  

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Free Verse by Ellen Grace Olinger

Poem for Georgia O’Keeffe   The ripples of a life: Your black iris hangs In my study– (the walls are grey and you would approve); How could you know the beauty You would bring into our lives You, who painted … Continue reading

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