Tag Archives: NaHaiWriMo

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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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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National Poetry Month . . .

The month’s halfway over, but the celebration (of poetry) just keeps on keepin’ on. And, of course, there’s so much you still can do to be a part of it. Need a little inspiration? You could join the crowd at … 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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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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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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