Tag Archives: Japanese-style poetry

Haibun by Roberta Beary

TV  PasTime when the husband is home it’s police procedurals & serial killers.   up the night staircase      shadows of  framed ancestors   when the husband is away it’s lost puppy shows & soppy endings.   beyond  the … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 12, 2021

black-eyed susans the many ways of opening up           by Pat Davis (USA) Akitsu Quarterly, Spring 2018

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 28, 2021

snow on snow silence settles       by Carole Daoust (Canada) Feuillet Haiku Canada, October 2020  

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Tanka by Dorna Hainds

Tanka   tonight i count the stars maple leaves falling one by one without a sound       by Dorna Hainds (USA)  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2020

senryu       it’s ALS– such a short sentence     by Lew Watts (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Tanka by Paul Beech

TANKA I lather up and she smiles remembering the day I moved in when she gave me this brush like her dad’s   by Paul Beech (Wales) Blithe Spirit: Journal of the British Haiku Society, Vol. 30, No. 2, May … Continue reading

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The Signature Haiku Anthology Is Published!

This announcement has just come in from Editor Robert Epstein: Every committed poet has a haiku, senryu, or tanka that he or she personally cherishes as his or her best––perhaps, favorite––poem.  It may be the poem that the poet wants … Continue reading

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A Classic Collection of Loss and Resilience: Deflection by Roberta Beary

I have about 5,000 books in my personal library, so it’s rare for me to take the time to re-read any of them. However, I keep coming back to “Deflection” by Roberta Beary, published in 2015. Back then, my curiosity … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 3, 2017, Alan Summers’ Week

sun-scarred desert a rough tongued cat scans the yard   by Alan Summers Blithe Spirit, Winter issue, 26.4, 2016  

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Daily Haiku: March 2, 2017, Alan Summers’ Week

we shift and turn the migrating clocks fallen leaves by Alan Summers Right Hand Pointing, Issue 107

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