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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation…

in leisure time…playing board games. This week’s Haiku Dialogue column at the Haiku Foundation was all about spending time playing board games. The global community of haiku poets rose to the occasion. The guest editor, Marietta McGregor, chose haiku written … Continue reading

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The Collection: Free Pies

This week at Carrot Ranch ( http://www.carrotranch.com ) the prompt was to write a 99-word piece (no more, no less…and yes, the pun is intended, but I digress) on free pie because March 14 is known as Pi Day. Today, … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation

…in quiet spaces (as in a cloister) was the theme of the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, this past week. Haiku poets from around the world submitted haiku on the subject to Marietta McGregor, the guest editor for this … Continue reading

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BP: Chalk on the Walk Haiku

There is a Facebook group called Chalk on the Walk Haiku. This group, which is run by a mother and daughter, writes and illustrates haiku on the sidewalk near their home. They post one just about every day. Their initiative … Continue reading

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BP: Stardust Haiku–Poetry With a Little Sparkle, Issue #62

The February edition of Valentina Ranaldi-Adams’ Stardust Haiku: Poetry with a Little Sparkle (Issue #62) has just been published.  The haiku are written by poets from the following countries: Canada, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, the UK, … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Ekphrasti-ku (In the Realms of the Unreal)

This week’s Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue column was based on the art of Henry Darger, an Outsider artist. The piece is called “In the Realms of the Unreal,” and it depicts many young girls in a garden. It was chosen … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Happenings 2…

This week’s prompt at the Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue column was that of an art piece from an artist from Nunavut. The piece, Nunavut, Our Land, contained images of animals, birds, igloos, and more. The guest editor, Pippa Phillips, chose … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue (Ad Astra) Impermanence

This week’s prompt at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, was impermanence. Guest editor Alex Fyffe indicated that in 100,000 years what would be remembered of our lives here and now (if anything) (I am paraphrasing here, but I … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Happenings

This pedometer geek writer has been submitting to quite a few journals this year. Yes, there have been quite a few rejections along the way, but every so often, some editor chooses a haiku or two to publish. Recently, there … Continue reading

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BP: Stardust Haiku #58 (October 2021)

Valentina Ranaldi-Adams’ Stardust Haiku: Poetry with a Little Sparkle, Issue #58 was just published. Once again the haiku were written by a global community of poets. There were haiku by poets in Bulgaria, Canada, India, Italy, New Zealand, Pakistan, the … Continue reading

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