- nonstop . . .
- leaning on his cane . . .
- southbound . . .
- old friends . . .
- tanka time . . .
- stars, planet, moons, et. al. . . .
- exquisite corpse update . . .
- exquisite corpse, anyone? . . .
- virtual friends . . .
- perhaps . . .
- cobwebs . . .
- After the Funeral . . .
- anthology fever . . .
- Throwback . . .
- new moon rising . . .
Category Archives: Haiga
National Haiku Writing Month (NaHaiWriMo) is in full gear, and, happily, I am joining old friends and new in the effort to produce one haiku per day for the shortest month of the year. This is the fourth year I’ve … Continue reading
This week I, along with other members of the haiku community, learned of the sudden, unexpected death of Kat Creighton. Kat was a photographer as well as a poet, combining words and images to create the poetic form known as … Continue reading
Ever since I started this blog three years ago, I’ve asked contributors to send me poems to honor their lost loved ones as part of a single All Souls Day/Day of the Dead post. This year, however, I’m planning something slightly different. During … Continue reading
Dogs howl at it. Lovers gawk at it. Like most haiku poets, I have a tendency to write about the moon . . . a lot. Here, then, are two recent homages to the night sky’s most prominent celestial body. … Continue reading
I recently received my copy of Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga–a beautiful anthology published by Dos Gatos Press out of Austin, Texas, that features haiku inspired by the landscape of the Southwest. The book is divided into sections representing … Continue reading
kernels, April 2013 After a few hiccups (actually a computer crash), an’ya‘s new online journal kernels is up and running. And she and her team are, bit by bit, recovering more material to include there. I’m happy to be a part … Continue reading
The month’s halfway over, but the celebration (of poetry) just keeps on keepin’ on. And, of course, there’s so much you still can do to be a part of it. Need a little inspiration? You could join the crowd at … Continue reading
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays . . . and a very Happy New Year to you and yours!
During a season of hope and prayer, how do any of us make sense of the violence that often overshadows our world? I’m not sure, except to keep looking for answers . . . A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012 … Continue reading