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Plan and Set Goals as a Writer

This pandemic has lasted longer than what we initially thought it would. Though solitude often goes hand-in-hand with being a writer, sometimes too much solitude makes us less effective as writers. Now, more than ever, I find it necessary to … Continue reading

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Do You Miss Typewriters?

Every once in awhile, I get nostalgic, and bring out my old manual typewriter. I brought this “Torpedo” to college with me, and I actually have a big old Remington typewriter from the 1950s in storage that belonged to my … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 1, 2020

high tide it comes and goes       by Robyn Hood Black  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 43:1, Winter 2020

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Each Moment   In memory of Professor Robert Duncan   by Michael Escoubas     I sit with him while his wife visits the doctor. He looks at me blankly and says, Who are you?     I sit with … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 8, 2020

sunbeams . . . on the virgin snow and on the mud   by Margherita Petriccione (Italy) The Mainichi, Jan. 16, 2019

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Has the Pandemic Made You More or Less Productive as a Writer?

Readers and Followers: Please comment below. • More or Less Productive as a Writer? Why? • What are you writing? Poetry? Short Short Stories, etc.? • Are they pandemic-related or something else? Thanks. Charlotte

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Daily Haiku: April 26, 2020

grey morning nodding our umbrellas to each other by Nikolay Grankin (Russia) Second Place The 28th Indian Kukai, 2019

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De-Stressing for These Times (and All Times!)

I think poets naturally show a gratitude for life. We appreciate solitude for writing, and yet, perhaps when there is too much of it, like during the pandemic lockdown, it gets a little much for us all. Before the pandemic, … Continue reading

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How Are You Finding Peace Today?

Dear Readers, Are you following a church service online? Are you spending the day in contemplation? We hope you are reading The Daily Haiku! Let us know. Post your comments below. These past few weeks, besides my regular editing and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 26, 2020

tradewinds half the argument left for later by Barbara Tate (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 47:2, 2016

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