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Daily Haiku, March 21, 2015

abandoned building site wildflowers in progress by Melissa Allen http://www.haikuproject.wordpress.com

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Book Publisher Finds Beauty and Solace in Poetry and Art

After a career as an international journalist, Rick Black has found beauty and solace in poetry book publishing and art. Black, of Arlington, VA, a book artist and poet, is the founder of Turtle Light Press. Over the past few … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This Fabulous Haiku Event!

Festival Flyer Calling All Haikuists! In the next week, I’ll have a couple of instructive haiku posts for the readers of my blog. But, in the meantime, consider the July haiku festival in Wisconsin that members of the Midwest Region … Continue reading

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Fellow Haikuists Share Their Stunning and Breathtaking Poems

I asked this question of my fellow poets: Which flowers or trees inspire you to write haiku, and why? None of the poets knew what others’ responses would be, as I blind-copied them. Two poets said they were inspired by … Continue reading

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Haiku Keeps You Sane

Does haiku keep you sane? I recently queried haikuists about this. I think it is often true that when you write something down about a problem you’re having, it either helps you to solve it, or it at least offers … Continue reading

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The Cradle of American Haiku Festival in Wisconsin Open to the Public

To my Blog Followers: If you can make it, The Cradle of American Haiku Festival in Mineral Point, WI, Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22 is a jam-packed weekend of learning and fun! This is the third time the … Continue reading

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Great Haiku From Haikufest Featured Here

At our Haikufest last Saturday in the Chicago Metro area, members of the Haiku Society of America read samples of their poetry to a large, appreciative audience. Haiku is both a poem and a meditation that captures the moment. Alicia … Continue reading

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