Category Archives: Haiku

nonstop . . .

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

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southbound . . .

southbound the irresistible urge to follow A Hundred Gourds 4:1, December 2014

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old friends . . .

old friends– we used to talk about sex nowadays life, death and the gradations of a peony’s petals All The Shells: Tanka Society of America Members’ Anthology 2014

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tanka time . . .

reminding myself never to grow bitter . . . after the storm, see how the peonies kowtow to kiss the ground? Ribbons 10.3, Fall 2014 The newest edition of the Tanka Society of America’s Ribbons arrived in my mailbox today. … Continue reading

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stars, planet, moons, et. al. . . .

The roots of an Exquisite Corpse–like Halloween–are planted in Surrealism. Given that, I tried to give myself license not to take myself too seriously when it came to rattling the skeletal threads of this Corpse together into a sequential body which, … Continue reading

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exquisite corpse update . . .

Thanks to those who’ve generously submitted to my “exquisite corpse” project. And if you haven’t but would like to, I’m extending the deadline until Monday, Oct. 27. (See previous post for the low-down.) I’m letting the responses percolate before putting together something wonderfully … Continue reading

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exquisite corpse, anyone? . . .

A week or two ago, the folks at WordPress sent me virtual “happy anniversary” wishes, reminding me that I’d started this blog with them four years ago. It’s hard to believe that I’ve kept this enterprise going all that time, and that … Continue reading

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virtual friends . . .

  Lately, I’ve had the good fortune to have my work showcased by two virtual friends. The first, Marjorie Buettner, is one of three new editors at the helm of the recently revamped Contemporary Haibun Online. Although I’ve never met Marjorie in … Continue reading

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perhaps . . .

perhaps there is a heaven . . . cherry blossoms The Heron’s Nest XVI:3, September 2014

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cobwebs . . .

cobwebs never easy letting go A Hundred Gourds 3:4, September 2014

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