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BP: The Moons of Autumn (Syllabic Poetry)

Recently the inaugural issue of Word Weavings, a new journal of syllabic poetry, was published by Colleen M. Chesebro and Jules Paige (nom de plume). It is The Moons of Autumn and contains various syllabic poetry forms including haiku, tanka, … Continue reading

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Aloysius Saves the Day: 99-word Flash Fiction

This week over at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com), the Wranglers as Charli Mills calls the writers there were given a prompt to write about whispers, whether creepy or otherwise in 99 words (no more, no less). The following is this pedometer … Continue reading

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BP: Failed Haiku #70

This pedometer geek writer submitted haiku and senryu to a few journals in September. Per usual, there were one or two rejections, but for the most part, this writer was pleasantly surprised to have had several poems selected.   One … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the photo prompt was that of a gnarled tree (and ageing) for the continuing theme of “finding peace and contemplation of worn, imperfect, and transient things.”  Marietta McGregor, who is … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation

…in worn, imperfect, transient things (a rusty hitching post). This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the photo prompt was that of an old hitching post in the shape of an S and its shadow on the … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue (Contemplating Old Wagons, Etc.)

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the photo prompt was that of an old broken down wagon covered with vines; however, it wasn’t mandatory to use that particular image. Marietta McGregor, who is the column’s guest … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue: Finding Peace and Contemplation…

…in a forest. This week’s Haiku Dialogue column at the Haiku Foundation https://www.thehaikufoundation.org was to write haiku about spending time in a forest. The editor, Marietta McGregor chose haiku from a global community of poets. From every continent except Antarctica, … Continue reading

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BP: Presence #70

This pedometer geek writer received a copy of Presence, Issue #70 (July 2021) in the mail yesterday. It is a British haiku journal edited by Ian Storr, and the journal contains haiku, senryu, tanka, rengay, haibun, and more. It is … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue (Finding Peace and Contemplation…watching clouds)

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the subject was clouds. Marietta McGregor, the guest editor, has chosen haiku based on the subject of finding peace and contemplation by watching clouds. The column is filled with haiku … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue (Finding peace & contemplation…by water)

For the first time in quite some time, this pedometer geek writer had a haiku selected for inclusion in the weekly Haiku Dialogue column at The Haiku Foundation. The new editor, Marietta McGregor, has chosen the theme of “Finding peace … Continue reading

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