Tag Archives: Cara Holman

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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Day of the Dead III . . .

    her altar set for family and friends . . . each calavera flickering light that sparks all of our memories                –Margaret Dornaus Once again, I’m privileged to share several images and small … 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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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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National Poetry Month: Guest Post #3, Cara Holman . . .

I’m happy to share some of my friend Cara Holman’s haiku as my third National Poetry Month guest poet.  Cara lives in Oregon and is a frequent contributor to online and print journals that feature her lovely haiku, haibun and … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead . . .

Day of the Dead . . . fresh marigold blooms in my garden I’m humbled by and appreciative of the outpouring of poems and images collected here, especially because I put out the call to friends and fellow haijin in … Continue reading

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