Tag Archives: Reading Poetry

Poetry Isn’t Frivolous

I write to have people read what I write. Many of my friends tell me they don’t understand poetry because so much of it is frivolous. While there is a lot of nonsense written that people are trying to pass … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, Sept. 29, 2015

the minister’s words: “We are the lengthening days.” a long line of cars by Neal Whitman, Author of Blyth’s Spirit

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Visibility for Poets

Dear Friends and Followers, Just a quick note to  remind you to not only read poetry, but to be in touch with poets. In my posts of The Daily Haiku, I try to include the Featured Poet’s website address or … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, June 27, 2015

Senryu: yard sale everything her ex left behind 25 cents each                            by John J. Dunphy http://www.johndunphy.com

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Be a Better Poet!

During a recent poetry presentation I gave, I passed out a bibliography of books that all poets, both beginners and experienced would be wise to read at some point.  My bibliography will make a difference in the way you write … Continue reading

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Poets: Outreach Is Important

If we want poetry to be recognized as a valuable art, we need to be more active in sharing our creativity with others. National Poetry Month, April, is always an especially productive month for me in  getting the word out … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, March 20, 2015

lightning strike the mean streak in me deepens       by Aubrie Cox http://www.yaywords.wordpress.com

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