- nonstop . . .
- leaning on his cane . . .
- southbound . . .
- old friends . . .
- tanka time . . .
- stars, planet, moons, et. al. . . .
- exquisite corpse update . . .
- exquisite corpse, anyone? . . .
- virtual friends . . .
- perhaps . . .
- cobwebs . . .
- After the Funeral . . .
- anthology fever . . .
- Throwback . . .
- new moon rising . . .
Tag Archives: Rick Daddario
Rick Daddario’s September 22 “30 Days of Haiga” prompt is “autumn/spring beginnings.” I chose “spring,” because I already had this haiga I made from a shot of my beautiful tree peony. It’s the earliest flowering shrub in my garden, and, although … Continue reading
Rick Daddario’s September 14 “30 Days of Haiga” prompt, “a band of stars,” inspired me to create a haiga from a picture I took of the winter wonderland display of lights at Garvan Gardens in Hot Springs, AR.
Rick Daddario’s September 7 challenge for his “30 Days of Haiga” is to create a haiga based on “grandmother memories.” I never had a chance to know my paternal grandmother, who died of complications from appendicitis when she was only 30, … Continue reading
My friend, the wonderful haiga artist Rick Daddario, is hosting a haiga celebration during the month of September at his art blog 19 planets. Rick will be providing prompts for each day of the month to inspire others to try … Continue reading
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
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
Three more days and counting to my actual birthday celebration, when I’ll be drawing one name out of my hat for a free subscription to Moonbathing. All you have to do is leave me a comment–or a ku–by July 20th (my birthday, … Continue reading
As a self-proclaimed word nerd, I take pleasure in playing word games. And, as a haiku word nerd, there are plenty of opportunities for doing just that. In addition to dropping in on my friend Rick Daddario’s 19 planets website … Continue reading
Recently, Melissa Allen of Red Dragonfly posted a string of brilliant “afters” inspired by some of the master Bashō’s haiku. As a translator, I know how difficult (impossible?) it is to translate either French or Spanish poetry into English, but Japanese . . … Continue reading