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Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2019

  sea breeze… I breathe in your accent   Commentary by Jim Kacian:   Everything about this poem is charming: who does not welcome a sea breeze? And what is so winsome as a foreign accent (at least when we … Continue reading

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Family Values

  “Since then I’ve always thought that under rape in the dictionary it should tell the truth. It is not just forcible intercourse; rape means to inhabit and destroy everything.” Alice Sebold – ‘Lucky’   His-story is a global disease … Continue reading

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Tanka – FemkuMag

  I fill an awkward silence with small talk dead rose petals surround the flower vase   FemkuMag issue 10, March 2019 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_56aed2c213fd42faa84e8fbfb70681b7.pdf?utm_source=%23FemkuMag&utm_campaign=dc969d4d97-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_29_03_46&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_26c80737b4-dc969d4d97-25463281

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The British Haiku Society Awards 2018

  I’m delighted to be a runner-up in the haiku section of The British Haiku Society Awards 2018.   earthshine . . . the stir of life in a siskin’s egg   British Haiku Society Awards 2018 – Haiku Section Runner-up … Continue reading

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  ice moon I breastfeed my child in the bathroom   FemkuMag issue 9 February 2019 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_644734f2284749f39f6b7e989445a362.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1TeN0C5AposMwnNhH-puP-41Njz9QC_MUVWUoruWErsDOaUtFjO5HBSII

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Haiku – Modern Haiku

  chinese lantern the deepening of her laugh lines   Modern Haiku vol 50.1 Winter-Spring 2019 http://modernhaiku.org/issue50-1/index.html?fbclid=IwAR2NOzM_5zOT3bpO-GniLFHbSfRZG-5oAE0zslyrNWokvUzwxmjWiSzeH3w

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Haiku – a smooth coin

  fading moon— the wish-worn coin in my pocket   Haiku Dialogue, 20 February 2019 Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/02/20/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-4/?fbclid=IwAR3IMGE9wygG4h1p586cQbZROcbnmQYq940hUktCwEVzmWL6jxchPPylT4k

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