Tag Archives: Poetry

Daily Haiku: July 31, 2021

in the eyes of a stray rabbit my childhood       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) sharing the sun Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2010

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Thank You to Those Who Participated in the Poetry Open Mic!

Sponsored by the Winnetka Public Library, (Illinois-USA), just up the road from Chicago, I was thrilled to see so many of you attend and read today at the Poetry Open Mic! (Through Zoom). Participants included those from England, Ireland, Wales, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 12, 2021

November seasoning the skillet   by Elmedin Kadric (Sweden) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, March, 2021

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Daily Haiku: July 10, 2021

birds quieted . . .the golden afterglowof sunset by Tom Clausen (USA) https://tomclausen.com October 2016

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Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Cooking Together It wasn’t my first BBQ. When we met, I feared I was just a crust, a shell, a broken yolk but your savory attention set my broth to boil. You whisked my batter to a froth and I … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 8, 2021

senryu sign languagereading the love wordson your lips by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Haiku of The Day The Haiku Foundation, May 11, 2021

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Daily Haiku: July 7, 2021

skyscrapers my collar turned up to the cold       by Joe McKeon (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 44:2, Spring/Summer 2021  

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Free Verse by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)

not always sure and yet I know by Ellen Grace Olinger not always sureand yet I knowin winterhow gardenswill grow in timefrom frozen earthto snowdropslilies and goldenrod not always surewhen one flowerleaves the stageand another beginsI look up from a … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 2, 2021

senryu   talking philosophy as we cross the park the snowman’s pipe   by Michael Fessler (Japan) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, Fall, 2000  

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Daily Haiku: June 29, 2021

year’s end– the old dog’s ashes still in a box       by Marjorie Buettner (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 38.2, Summer 2007  

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