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Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Poets.org lists “30 Ways to Celebrate.” My favorite on the list is: Put a poem in a letter. But, I modified it a bit. During the month of April, instead of putting a poem in … Continue reading

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Tommy Haiku #3: Wind

White puffs drift above Something whispers in my ears Grandma calls it “wind.”

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Celebrate Poetry-5/1: AND THE WINNERS ARE . . .

First of all, thank you to everyone who shared a haiku with us throughout April. I so enjoyed reading how everyone captured the essence of each day’s theme in seventeen (or fewer!) syllables. Each haiku had a special meaning for … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/30: WINTER OR WILDCARD

The theme for Day 30’s (and the final day!) celebration of National Poetry Month is “WINTER.” And to celebrate a great month of beautiful haiku from everyone who participated, I invite you to share a haiku of any topic. I’d like to … 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-4/28: MEMORIES

The theme for Day 28’s celebration of National Poetry Month is “MEMORIES.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. I don’t know if it’s the grayness of the sky, the scent of the air or the sound … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/27: LOSS

The theme for Day 26’s celebration of National Poetry Month is “LOSS.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. I’m on the road today, and attempted to post this blog from my iPad, so my apologies if … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/25: FAVORITE FOOD

The theme for Day 25′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “FAVORITE FOOD.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. It’s a complete coincidence that I am writing a “favorite food” haiku on a day that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/24: POLITICS

The theme for Day 24′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “POLITICS.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. It seems the “two sides” are getting farther and farther apart. It’s hard to find someone on “the other … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/23: FAVORITE CHARACTER

The theme for Day 21′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “FAVORITE CHARACTERS.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. Sometimes I like to write haiku to summarize a book. One of my favorites is To Kill a … Continue reading

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