Tag Archives: Claire Everett

Skylark: A Tanka Journal . . .

With its newest release, Claire Everett’s biennial tanka journal, Skylark, celebrates the beginning of its second year of publication.  And what a welcome addition to the world of tanka it is. Claire, a talented tanka poet and tanka prose editor for … Continue reading

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catching up . . . again

this time of day when clouds drift down from sky I think of you . . . next to me, embracing a sudden stream of light —red lights, Summer 2013 It’s hard to believe it’s summer’s end, although I must … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Guest Post #7, Claire Everett

I’m delighted to introduce Claire Everett as my seventh guest poet.  Claire lives with her husband and children in northern England, and, although we’ve never met, I feel I know her personally and am pleased to call her a friend. … Continue reading

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Milestones . . .

  lace-curtain Irish . . . hand sewing the hem with a blind stitch I measure the distance between mother’s last breaths Just north of St. Louis the August heat is oppressive, the rich riverbed giving way to a monotonous … 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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