Tag Archives: Michael Dylan Welch

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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it’s that time again (for NaHaiWriMo) . . .

Ah, February . . . the shortest month but not the cruelest. This year, once again, I’m joining other haiku enthusiasts in the online challenge to create 28 (hopefully halfway decent) haiku from prompts provided by National Haiku Writing Month … Continue reading

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NaHaiWriMo x 2 . . .

Now that the February edition of National Haiku Writing Month–Michael Dylan Welch’s response to NaNovWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)–is winding to a close, I thought I might reflect on my experience with the phenomenon that brings an international community of … Continue reading

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NaHaiWriMo . . .

It’s that time again–time to jump into the collective pool of poets joining the NaHaWriMo community on Facebook for a little February fun!!!  Although the phenomenon known as National Haiku Writing Month continues now throughout the year, it began as Michael … Continue reading

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opposing views . . .

opposing views a dash of chili in our chocolate  With Cherries on Top:31 Flavors from NaHaiWriMo Michael Dylan Welch, ed.; Press Here: Sammamish, WA 2012

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heat lightning . . .

heat lightning the way your hand rests on mine tinywords, 12.1,  November 2012 I wrote this one-line (monostich) poem back in August for NaHaiWriMo’s Facebook page in response to Pris Campbell’s prompt for haiku that dealt with “heat”– Wait . . … 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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National Poetry Month: Guest Post #11, Annie Juhl . . .

Today is officially National Haiku Poetry Day–with haiku readings taking place all across the country.  Unfortunately, there are no special events scheduled for my part of the country, so I’m throwing my own party here with Danish haiku poet Annie … Continue reading

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Déjà-ku . . .

blue moon all the words we’ve left unspoken Recently an editor wrote me that he would have selected the above haiku for his journal . . . but, looking back, he discovered that he had printed a very similar-seeming haiku … Continue reading

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