Category Archives: Haiku

Found Objects Poetry Challenge: Day 20

Welcome to Day Twenty of Laura Shovan‘s  challenge consisting  of found objects.  I am thrilled to be hosting today and will check back in the early afternoon. About my photo.  This was taken in a section of Portland, OR called Sellwood.  It’s … Continue reading

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PAD 3-8: Fall Rondelet and Others

Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect suggested writing a Rondelet for the Poetry Stretch. It took me all week but I accomplished it: When the rains come tree branches bend, oak leaves twirl down. When the rains come rubber boots … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 26: Making Up for Lost Time

  Well, I did not account for how wiped out I would be on Tuesday, April 22 after directing three performances of “Mowgli, Boy of the Jungle.”  I missed SOL14 on Tuesday.  I haven’t missed in a long time.  I … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 17: Fairy Tale Haiku

More haiku: vines entrapping the house sleeping for one hundred years +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ in the forest breadcrumbs follow them +++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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NaPoWriMo Day 3: Rain Haiku

Today, the words are on the page but am feeling it forced, rushed, and the “have to” feeling is creeping up on me. I have this vision to create a little collection of poems on a theme: rain. Tonight I’m … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day16: Hyacinths for the Soul

For thirty-one days I am posting a slice and reading others at Two Writing Teachers. If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft, And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left, Sell one, and with the … Continue reading

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Happy National Haiku Day

Today is National Haiku Poetry Day. And I have haiku news I am excited to share. I was published in the latest issue of Acorn, a contemporary haiku journal. And here’s a recent haiku from the Shiki Kukai Monthly competition. … Continue reading

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