Tag Archives: Creativity

A Haiku Sequence by Frank Higgins

Death of a Friend        chemo her face lost in the pillow   a final gift smell of the rain in the wet clogs    empty bed  fluffing the indent  from the pillow                                  … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, death, Frank Higgins, Haiku Sequence, Japanese-style poems | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Rhyming Poem by Robert Mucci

SUPERIOR MOTIONS   Golden silk strands of heavenly hair She glides down the aisle lighter than air Approaching the bench she encounters a stare She has the attention of all who are there.   The lawyers and clerks gaze in … Continue reading

Posted in Beginning Poets, creative writing, Poets, rhyming poem, Robert Mucci | Tagged | Leave a comment

Daily Haiku: Sept. 30, 2020

flutter of leaves . . . my neighbor’s pipe glows with the wind by Donna Fleischer (USA) Modern Haiku

Posted in creative writers, creative writing, Daily Haiku, Donna Fleischer, Haiku, Short Poems | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Daily Haiku: Sept. 23, 2020

butterflies . . . on the clothesline a flowered shirt farfalle . . . sulla corda da bucato camicia a fiori by Lucia Cardillo (Italy) Hedgerow, #131, Spring 2020

Posted in Daily Haiku, Haiku, Italy, Lucia Cardillo, Poetry, Short Poems | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Daily Haiku: Aug. 18, 2020

senryu silent retreat at a loss for what not to say by Mary Stevens (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 41:2, Spring/Summer 2018

Posted in creative writers, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Mary Stevens, Senryu, Short Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

Tanka   fragrance of leaves in the gardens what good friends we became as we grew older   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku

Posted in Beginning Writers, creative writers, Ellen Grace Olinger, Japanese-style poems, Poetry, short poems, Tanka, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Tanka by Michael McClintock

Tanka in the world outside the office window a cloud detaches from the others and enters my dream by Michael McClintock (USA), Author Meals at Midnight, 2008

Posted in Beginning Writers, creative writers, Japan, Michael McClintock, micropoetry, Poetry, Tanka, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Haiku: Aug. 6, 2020

the trill of a wren a petal falls slowly into my tea by Sandi Pray (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 35:3, 2013

Posted in creative writing, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Nature, Sandi Pray, Short Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Daily Haiku: Aug. 5, 2020

nightingale song an unfinished chess game by Nikolay Grankin (Russia) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXII, No. 2, June 2020

Posted in creative writing, Daily Haiku, Haiku, Nikolay Grankin, Russia, Short Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Brian’s Poem By request I said, “Yes,” to a challenge that I work one special word into a poem.   I found it in my lexicon and liked the way it sloshed and rolled around and round   over and … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, Free Verse, Michael Escoubas, Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments