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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 27 – Loss

Today’s theme is “Loss.” I think today’s haiku is self-explanatory. Tomorrow’s theme is a “Memories.” 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 … 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 25 – Favorite Food

Today’s theme is “Favorite Food.” Hmmm . . . choosing one favorite food. Now THAT was more of a challenge than writing seventeen syllables about it. And now that I have written about it, I’m craving it. Salmon sashimi!! Tomorrow … 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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Creativity Flowing

I wasn’t able to post my daily haiku for National Poetry Month due to being out of town at an art workshop by Julie Spanos at the beautiful Azalea House Bed and Breakfast. But, I, along with five other attendees, … 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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