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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 (To the Stars): The Final Frontier

This week the Haiku Foundation’s column, Haiku Dialogue, featured haiku based on the prompt, what Captain Kirk called the Final Frontier. Haiku poets were to imagine what it might be like to colonize other planets or travel beyond our own … 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 Dialogue: Ad Astra (To the Stars)–Black holes

This week’s Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, continued the theme of Ad Astra (To the stars) with black holes. Alex Fyffe, the guest editor, chose various haiku that he felt exemplified that idea. Thanks to Alex, this pedometer geek … 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: 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: Wales Haiku Journal: Autumn 2021

The autumn edition of the Wales Haiku Journal has just been released. Thanks to the editor, Paul, this pedometer geek writer had a haiku selected for inclusion. It is as follows: nature hike our footsteps silenced by pine needles ~Nancy … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation

…in meeting old friends. This week’s Haiku Dialogue column at the Haiku Foundation was about finding peace and contemplation in meeting old friends. Considering the last couple years of lock-down because of the Covid-19 pandemic, this was basically a nostalgic … 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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BP: Haiku Dialogue: Finding Peace and Contemplation…

…in the city. This week’s Haiku Dialogue column at the Haiku Foundation had a prompt of finding peace and contemplation…in a city. Guest editor Marietta McGregor chose haiku from haiku poets from around the globe including choosing a haiku from … Continue reading

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