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BP: Haiku Happenings, May 5 Edition

For this pedometer geek writer, this was a big week of haiku happenings. First, Marietta McGregor, the guess editor of Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, finished her series on “finding peace and contemplation…in leisure time, making art. Poets from … Continue reading

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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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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: 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 Dialogue–Ekphrasti-ku “Sunflower Seeds”

This week’s art prompt at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, was Ai Weiwei’s Sunflower Seeds. Weiwei is a ceramicist; this art installation is made up of over 102 million ceramic sunflower seeds, but he didn’t make them. He … 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–Ephrasti-ku (Hell Courtesan)

The newest guest editor, Pippa Phillips, of the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, has started a series of haiku themes based on art works. This week’s theme was the painting Hell Courtesan by Kawanabe Kyosai. Haiku poets from around … 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: More Haiku Happenings

For the first time in several weeks, this pedometer geek had a haiku published in the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue. The new guest editor, Alex Fyffe, has been asking poets to focus on looking up and taking inspiration … 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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