Tag Archives: Aubrie Cox

internet sightings . . .

The March issue of A Hundred Gourds is out, and, with it, tanka editor Susan Constable has given readers a close look into the work of tanka poet Kozue Uzawa. Uzawa, who emigrated to Canada from Japan in 1971, edits Tanka Canada’s journal Gusts. In her … Continue reading

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a little more Christmas . . .

steady snow I readjust the tempo on my metronome A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012 We got a white Christmas here!  Unusual, and, for us, full of charm and the spirit of Christmas. And the spirit of Christmas … Continue reading

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Birthday tanka countdown . . .

  Thank you to all who’ve added their lovely voices here and helped to make my birthday a real celebration.   There’s still time (a week!) to enter your tanka here for a chance to win a copy of Modern Japanese Tanka.   I’ll … Continue reading

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Things with wings . . .

  It’s hot here.  Very.  And dry.  More than dry.  It’s the kind of weather that wilts everything in the garden and makes me want to put my head down on my pillow and not come back up for air … Continue reading

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Catching up . . .

As a month-long celebration of poetry comes to a close, I can hear a collective sigh as poets across the World Wide Web catch their breath and wonder what to do with all the virtual blank space they see stretching before … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket Day . . .

It probably wasn’t fair of me to ask contributors to pick a “favorite” haiku (even though  I did say they could pick as many as three) for this post.  Once I started trying to choose my own favorites, I realized … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! . . .

  new year . . . the dragon’s fiery breath lights the way Happy New Year of the Dragon!  If you’re looking for inspiration while you wait for your fortune to unfold, head over to Aubrie Cox’s Yay Words! blog for … Continue reading

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Counting down . . .

End of year. Time to take stock. Look back. Look forward. Dig in. Dig out. Reflect . . . If you’re looking for a haiku-like way to do just that, two blogs I enjoy are offering unique end-of-year perspectives.  At Aubrie … Continue reading

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Almost All Hallow’s Eve . . .

new moon . . . the head of the ghoul shining brighter According to Earth and Sky, the brightest star in the night skies right now, found in the constellation Perseus, is known variously as Algol, the Demon Star, or … Continue reading

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