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National Poetry Month Contest — WINNERS!

Thank you to everyone who shared haiku with us in April. I enjoyed reading all of them! Congratulations to my three winners: Daniel Kurland Claudia Corinne National Poetry Month always inspires me and I hope it continues to inspire you, … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 26 – Free Day

Today’s theme is “FREE DAY!” Today is a FREE day, your day to write a haiku about anything you’d like! So this morning, I closed my eyes to think of what to write. The sounds outside my window inspired the … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 24 – Birth

Today’s theme is “birth.” When was the last time you experienced the world through the eyes of a child? See the world through eyes Of a child and be reborn A thousand times The theme for tomorrow is “your favorite food.” … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 20 – Home

Today’s theme is “Home.” I’m reposting a haiku I wrote for The Red Kimono. This haiku encapsulates Sachi’s feelings as she leaves her home for the last time before being relocated to an internment camp during World War II. I wrote … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 19 – Wind

Today’s theme is “Wind.” The wind usually speaks in whispers. But one day, it howled and blew the wind chimes he’d once given me so hard they woke me. As I often do when I wake, I retrieved my phone from my … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 18 – Writing

Today’s theme is “Writing.” I must admit, today I had to tear myself away from my art to write and post my haiku. 🙂 I should be writing My seventeen syllables I’d rather paint koi The theme for tomorrow is … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 17 – Rain

Today’s theme is “Rain.” It’s raining in Dallas today. I love rain, especially since we don’t seem to get enough of it here. Still, I had a bit of a challenge coming up with a rain haiku. But, here it … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 16 – Snow

Today’s theme is “Snow.”  The theme for tomorrow is “rain.” What will you write? To enter for a chance to win a copy of my book, Life: Haiku by Haiku, leave a comment with your original haiku (must use the Theme … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Day 15 – Children

Today’s theme is “Children.”  I couldn’t find enough time to make myself sit in front of my computer yesterday, so I missed Day 14. I’ll post a haiku for both Days 14 & 15 today. (Feel free to enter any haiku … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 13 – Summer

Today’s theme is “Summer.” I love seasonal metaphors. Like Summer. Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, we wish away our summer. But it passes too quickly. lovely summer day when sunlight glimmers through green ‘til autumn leaves fall   The … Continue reading

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