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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 Happenings Times Three

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the prompt was Finding Peace and Contemplation in leisure time..flying kites. Over twenty-five nations were represented in the this week’s collection of haiku about the joys (and sorrows) of kite … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Happenings

Wednesday is the day when the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, is released. The theme of Finding Peace and Contemplation in leisure time, making music was this week’s theme. It was truly another global collection of haiku from haiku … 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 Issue #61

This month’s Stardust Haiku: Poetry With a Little Sparkle has just been published on-line by the editor, Valentina Ranaldi-Adams. It contains haiku written by a global community of poets. There are haiku from poets who live in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, … 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–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: Haiku Dialogue–Finding Peace and Contemplation…

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the photo prompt was finding peace and contemplation…exercising in a park. From walking, jogging, biking, yoga, and tai chi, haiku poets from around the globe flexed their poetry muscles. This … Continue reading

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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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BP: Indian Kukai #33 (Mannequin)

This pedometer geek often participates in the Indian kukai. A kukai is an anonymously submitted contest of haiku by haiku poets from all over the world and then voted on by the other poets. There is always a theme or … Continue reading

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