Tag Archives: Creativity

Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … Continue reading

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Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … Continue reading

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Write, Simply Write!

Vincent  Van Gogh said: “If you hear a voice within you saying ‘You are not a painter,’ then by all means paint . . . and that voice will be silenced.” I’ve never pretended to be a painter, but every … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 17, 2017

rain in your forecast eyes by Robert Epstein  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 39:1, Winter 2016  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 15, 2017

curling leaves you turn your face up to the sun     by Debbie Strange (Canada) Honorable Mention, Autumn Haiku Contest, 2015 Japan Information and Culture Centre  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 13, 2017

old album– the colourful life  in black and white by Pravat Kumar Padhy  (India) Frogpond, 36:3, Autumn 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 12, 2017

against the glass– her palm prints linger     by Carol Raisfeld  (USA)

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