Tag Archives: Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

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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cherry blossoms . . .

  cherry blossoms . . . the unfinished poem in my pocket Honorable Mention, 2012 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational Contest Each year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival sponsors an international haiku contest to pay homage to the city’s springtime display of … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Guest Post #8, Pamela Cooper . . .

Today’s guest poet is Montreal native Pamela Cooper.  Pamela is the Canadian division winner of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational Contest 2011 for the following beautiful haiku:  hanami picnic more blossoms than sky  Here’s what Pamela has to say … Continue reading

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Fallen blossoms . . .

cherry blossoms– we visit the graves of the unknown      –Honorable Mention       Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational 2011 Two weeks ago I found myself in Oklahoma City as part of a gathering of travel writers from all over the country.  Having been born … Continue reading

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Blossoming dreams . . .

cherry blossom . . . the baby’s hand unfolds around my finger      –Sakura Award,      Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational 2011 My haiku path, like all good paths, is a winding one.  So why do I bother with such a … Continue reading

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