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Attention: Haiku Contest for Students

Dear Teachers and Parents, If you have students/kids in grades 7 through 12 who like poetry, and specifically haiku, start getting them ready to enter a terrific haiku contest with a late March 2016 deadline. Co-sponsored by the Nick Virgilio … Continue reading

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Experience The Thrill of Winning Haiku, Senryu, and Related Poetry Contests

Dear Followers and Readers, Results are in for the winners of the 2015 contests sponsored by the Haiku Society of America. I will post them below, as I coordinated the contests as Second Vice President of the HSA. Before you … Continue reading

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Earning a Living at Poetry?

What a thought! Recently, two poets I know brought this up as once having been a goal for them. However, they soon found that unless one combines the writing of poetry with a full-time teaching job in English/poetry, the odds … Continue reading

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Attend These Haiku Events in Chicago and Chapel Hill, NC

Dear Friends and Followers: Those of you who are serious about learning to write haiku the right way, might want to attend workshops every once  in a while. Be aware that there is a certain style to haiku with literary … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, Feb. 17, 2015

Dear Followers and Friends, I have begun a new project. I will be running a daily haiku from well-known haikuists. Many are members of the Haiku Society of America of which I am Second Vice President. http://www.hsa-haiku.org. Many of the … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, Feb. 16, 2015

Dear Followers and Friends, I am starting a new project today. I will be running a daily haiku from well-known haikuists. Many are members of the Haiku Society of America of which I am Second Vice President. http://www.hsa-haiku.org. Many of … Continue reading

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Gray Days Inspire Haiku

The gray days of winter may not be pleasant to look at, but they definitely affect our moods–which can be good for a writer! This season inspires a lot of my haiku, as I am holed up inside. taking refuge … Continue reading

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Find Peace: Write Haiku and Senryu

I must admit, I am at least somewhat glad the holidays are over. I can get back to my old routine, now. But, because I’m starting a new year, I can start with a fresh perspective on my routine. I … Continue reading

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Capture Your Life’s Moments through Haiku and Senryu

If you’ve been following my posts, I was busy June, July, and August doing many haiku and senryu presentations. (Senryu has the same style as haiku, but it is written about human nature, rather than about nature and the seasons, … Continue reading

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Exciting Poetry Events That Shouldn’t Be Missed

1) Poetry off the Shelf: The Voice of Women in American Poetry Poetry Foundation Events http://bit.ly/1hx1Ep4 Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m. Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street Free Admission This edition of the Poetry Society of America’s national series, featuring … Continue reading

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