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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #10 . . .

  My final verse for the tanka sequence “Forever Home” was inspired by a photo I took in the seaside community of Mystic, CT.  (To see Kirsten’s final tanka and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #8 . . .

  My fourth tanka–the eighth verse–for “Forever Home” was inspired by the following photo of a lobster shack in Portland, Maine.  (To see Kirsten’s seventh verse and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) lobster shack— one … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #6 . . .

  My third tanka (sixth verse) for the tanka sequence “Forever Home” was inspired by a photo I took in Siena, Italy.  (To see Kirsten’s third tanka and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) Sunday best . . … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Guest Post #5, Kirsten Cliff . . .

For my fifth guest poet slot of the month I’m happy to introduce the work of Kirsten Cliff, one of the most upbeat and inspirational haiku poets I know.  Kirsten and her husband live in “Hobbiton,” New Zealand, where they … Continue reading

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