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BP: Stardust Haiku #53 (Poetry with a Little Sparkle)

Valentina Ranaldi-Adams’ monthly online journal, Stardust Haiku: Poetry with a Little Sparkle, has just been published. May’s journal has haiku poets from across the globe. These poets live in Australia, Canada, India, Italy, Nepal, Slovenia, the United Kingdom, and the … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Doorknobs

The Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, is published on Wednesdays. The prompt for this ongoing series: Door to Door was doorknob. There were so many good haiku written on the theme, and this pedometer geek poet is pleased that … Continue reading

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BP: Failed Haiku # 65

One of the haiku journals this pedometer geek poet submits to on a semi-regular basis, when I remember, that is, is Failed Haiku, edited by Mike Rehling and Bryan Rickert. In April, this poet submitted once again, but because of … Continue reading

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Million Mile Month 2021: Endings and Beginnings

As April ended, this pedometer geek completed April’s Million Mile Month with over 111 miles toward the community goal of 1,000,000 miles (and the personal goal of 100 miles, which I set for myself). The community didn’t quite reach the … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Happenings

March and April were pretty decent months for publications for this pedometer geek poet. Some of the other published haiku have been mentioned in previous posts. March’s edition of Stardust Haiku #51 (Poetry with a Little Sparkle) was once again … Continue reading

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Million Mile Month, 2021

Each year at this time Healthcode.org puts on the Million Mile Month Challenge. During the month, a global community of walkers, runners, swimmers, and bikers collectively walk, run, swim, and bike one million miles during the month of April. This … Continue reading

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BP: Failed Haiku #64

It has been some time since this pedometer geek poet has submitted to the online journal of English senryu, Failed Haiku. In the past, I made the effort to submit to this online journal as many of my senryu were … Continue reading

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BP: The Train Anthology and more…

Several years ago, on Jacquie Pearce’s blog, http://www.wildink.wordpress.com, there was a post asking for train-themed haiku and other related poetry forms for a planned anthology about trains of all sorts. This pedometer geek writer submitted a few haiku for consideration, … Continue reading

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BP: Golden Triangle Haiku

For the last eight years, there has been a call for submissions to the Golden Triangle Haiku competition. This year there were over 2800 haiku submitted including 200 haiku from entrants under 18 years of age in the new Youth … Continue reading

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Vegetable Cookery: A 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at http://www.carrotranch.com was to write a 99-word story (no more, no less) which included the words sweet potatoes. Vegetable Cookery The sophomore home economics’ curriculum included yeast bread, which was the main reason Julie chose this … Continue reading

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