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2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest

  2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest Third Place:   bipolar mother’s monochrome smile Judges Commentary: Maternal mental illness is a subject that seems to be hushed up in our culture. Especially in today’s mommy wars where mothers are pitted against … Continue reading

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Haiku – Harusame

  brisk breeze— a seagull’s wings sweep the mist   Commentary: a sense of movement (ugoki 動き) that links the two part of the poem, thanks also to the alliteration of the ‘s’ sound in the second ku 句. The … Continue reading

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