Tag Archives: Short Poems

Daily Haiku Special: 4 Haiku by Eufemia Griffo

first love letter the flames in the fireplace still burn   by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Blithe Spirit, 28.2, 2018   harvest moon crows gather on an abandoned house   by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Seashores, No. 6, 2021   harvest moon … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: June 20, 2022

park bench   a two o’clock shadow   holds my hand       by Barbara Tate Sayre (USA), Author far more than I ever was

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Daily Double Haiku: June 17, 2022

cycling telling my wife to close her mouth I swallow a fly by Rich Schnell (USA), Author Adirondack Haiku: Kayaking through Fog, 2004

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3 Tanka: June 15, 2022

sudden chill a dragonfly skip jives with its reflection . . . when did you stop finding us amazing by Marion Clarke (Northern Ireland) Honorable Mention, Sanford Goldstein Competition 2019 Tanka Society of America     family photo: my father’s … Continue reading

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3 Tanka: June 14, 2022

sunrise services a flock of white ibis rise together our morning prayer over the marshes by Antoinette Libro (USA) red lights,  June 2019      this tiny shell tumbled by tides  and bleached by the sun . . .  the way some … Continue reading

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3 Tanka: June 13, 2022

one last promise knit two together wrap and turn yarn flies through my fingers my skein is near the end by Lenore English (USA) Ribbons, The Tanka Studio, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 2022       “smile”         … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: June 13, 2022

turning fifty – awakening  to who I am by Mary Beth Bretzlauf (USA)  

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Daily Double Haiku: June 12, 2022

Google Earth my childhood home smaller than I remember by Mary Stevens (USA)

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2 Tanka: June 11, 2022

singing  Requiem Mass in the choir  introduced me  as a 13-year-old to death  but not to life’s messiness    by Marilyn Shoemaker Hazelton (USA)  red lights, Vol. 14, No. 1, January 2018    I look again through mountain mists there, … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: June 6, 2022

widowed . . . all those years of wanting some solitude by Polona Oblak (Slovenia)   The Heron’s Nest, XXIII.1, March 2021

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