Category Archives: haiku

Haiku…a small stone poem

Another WordPress account, Hedgerow Poems, has published a few of my poems over the past year or so. The editor is taking a well-deserved vacation after weekly posts; however, the archives of her blogs are worth checking out, but I … Continue reading

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More Haiku? Senryu?

This poet is now sharing a few of my poems that have been published previously in online and print journals. As indicated in a previous post, some are haiku; some are senryu, but I don’t distinguish between the two forms. … Continue reading

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Haiku? Senryu?

This pedometer geek must admit that I can’t always tell whether the haiku I write are really haiku or senryu. (Haiku is nature-based; the other is more human-based.) For me, it is a moment, a glimpse of something that affects … Continue reading

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What is virga? Or what is common language…

…to one may not be common language to all? I am feeling a bit militant so this might be considered a rant. Recently I re-joined an organization that I had chosen to avoid for the past six years. In my … Continue reading

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A sentence a day, day 76 (no trombones or a big parade)

The group argued the merits of what makes a haiku, a haiku…each having as different an opinion as there are haiku.

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Haiku, two

the snow-blower’s plume pens a haiku ************************************************************************************************* new husband a single mom divides loyalties (with helpful editing by Joe McKeon)

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A sentence a day (and a haiku), day 71

She was depressed by the fact that she was shrinking, shrinking, shrinking and not because of the water that was thrown on her. **************************************************************************** the first baby among three sisters new aunts This haiku was written based on the prompt … Continue reading

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