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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 (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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Gladys Tidings of Joy: An Aloysius Story (99-Word Flash Fiction)

This week over at Carrot Ranch ( http://www.carrotranch.com ) the prompt for the week of December 2, 2021 was to write a story in 99 words (no more, no less) that includes the littlest Christmas goat, and to go where … Continue reading

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Carrot Tops: A 99-Word Flash Fiction

One of the blog prompts over at Carrot Ranch was to write a 99 word (no more, no less) about tools, either using the word itself or mentioning different kinds of tools. This pedometer geek writer had difficulty with this … 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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Carry On, My Wayward Son: A 99-Flash Piece

This week over at Carrot Ranch ( http://www.carrotranch.com ) the prompt Charli Mills set for the Word Wranglers was to write a 99-word (no more, no less) story using the phrase “carry on.” It can be an expression of perseverance … Continue reading

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The Dream: 99-Word Flash Fiction

The prompt that Charli Mills set for the Word Wranglers over at Carrot Ranch http://www.carrotranch.com was to write a story about a film festival in 99 words (no more, no less). She also suggested that a writer might want to … Continue reading

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BP: Prune Juice Journal

One of the more prestigious international senryu journals, Prune Juice Journal of Senryu and Related Forms, has just published Issue #35, November 2021. The journal was founded in 2009 by Alexis Rotella, and it has had several editors. The current … 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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