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Read This New Haibun Collection by Ruth Holzer (USA)

If you like haibun, don’t miss this new book, Home and Away, by Ruth Holzer (USA). Many of you know Ruth as a longtime haikuist, and have read her accessible and thoughtful work on this blog. Below, is a haibun … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out! Improve Your Haiku and Senryu

Charlotte Digregorio will host a “Writing Haiku and Senryu” workshop. Beginning haiku poets will learn all about the art of haiku and senryu and getting them published in a free Zoom workshop, open to all, through the Winnetka (IL) Public … Continue reading

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Special to The Daily Haiku– Haiku and Tanka in a New Book: Nov. 8, 2020

From this new book by Debbie Strange of Canada,  featured are three selections below: rainbows spin from the crest of a wave . . . I wish we’d had more time to say goodbye feathers on the empty beach I … Continue reading

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Need an Angel?

These are tough times. Think of an angel walking with you through life. Below is a prose poem from Richard Allen Taylor’s  Armed and Luminous, his book that I recently reviewed for this blog. https://charlottedigregorio.wordpress.com/2020/08/29/just-what-we-need-thoughtful-and-humorous-poetry-about-angels/ Snapshot of Hospital Patient Eating … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Family Harmony Sonnet Why do different things bother us so much? Our son hates fruit and even just the smells send him from a room. Or things mustn’t touch like ceramic plates on paper towels. I can’t hear it but … Continue reading

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A Follower Reads My New Poetry/Reference Book

Pictured above is the hand of  Poet and Artist Rick Daddario holding my new book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing. He’s a longtime follower of this blog. His artistic blog is at: https://19planets.wordpress.com/ I hope Rick enjoys reading my … Continue reading

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A Terrific Book–Particularly for Those Struggling with Illness

Dear Readers and Followers, I highly recommend this book that I just finished reading, particularly if you are struggling with illness and are Christian. It is a Christian Faith-based book. You’ve Got To Believe You’re Going To Be OK – … Continue reading

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Being an Author Means Doing Publicity & Events

If anyone out there thinks that an author’s job is done once the book has been published, you are mistaken. In fact, once the book is published, your work has really just begun! You must then put on your “Publicity … Continue reading

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It’s Published! Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing

Dear Readers and Followers: My new book is out! Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing. It contains my published poems of many forms, including hundreds of the Japanese forms like haiku. It is 236 pages and is part reference with … Continue reading

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Blog Special: A Book to Savor

Award-winning Poet and Author Mary Jo Balistreri has written a book that I keep coming back to on my bookshelf.  Still is an adventure to read with many experiences we can all relate to. The poems are like stories. At … Continue reading

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