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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 5 – Life

Welcome to Day 5 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Life.” Life is a river Shall I fight the current or Let go and float home The theme for tomorrow is “love.” What will you write? To enter for a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/29: AUTUMN

The theme for Day 29’s celebration of National Poetry Month is “AUTUMN.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. A few years ago, I found this leaf in the wooded acres where I lived and was struck … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/5: CHALLENGE

My apologies for being late in posting today. I have two three excuses: I’m down with a cold. It’s Saturday. 🙂 And therefore, I hadn’t written my haiku before this morning. But, back to our celebration. The theme for Day 5 … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/4: LIFE

The theme for Day 4’s celebrating National Poetry Month is “Life.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. The following haiku is taken from my new book, Life: Haiku by Haiku. Anyone who knows me knows that I … Continue reading

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Direction

Winds whisper, chimes sing. This way, that way. I wonder where they will send me?

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Happy New Year

Last Christmas, my friend, Ruth, gave me a book called Animal Speaks, which describes the symbolism of animals. In it, the frog is described as “a totem of metamorphosis–a symbol of coming into one’s own creative power.” Also, a frog’s … Continue reading

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Beginning

The birth of a day Sun rising out of darkness A new beginning

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Gifts

Another Christmas has passed. Gifts have been opened, food has been eaten, guests have gone home. It is quiet, and I am left to smile at my memories. As I thought about this Christmas, I wrote this haiku: Christmas gathering … Continue reading

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