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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 11-Clouds

Today’s theme is “Clouds.” Unfortunately, due to being out of town, I didn’t get to post a haiku for Day 10. But if you have a haiku with the theme “Books,” feel free to enter it in today’s comments! When … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom

  April 28 is my mom’s birthday. Today, she would have been 81 years old. It’s only the second birthday she hasn’t been with us, and still, I feel that split second urge to call her to say “Happy birthday.” … Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

My brother lost his best friend a few days ago, a friend who was by his side every moment for fifteen years–when he walked to the mailbox, cooked dinner, tinkered with his car, swam in the pool, slept at night. … Continue reading

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Fog

In my book, Broken Dolls, I begin many of my chapters with a haiku. In this chapter, on the one year anniversary of her father’s death, Sachi continues to be in denial: if she had not insisted on going to … Continue reading

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