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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, senryu and tanka in #FemkuMag

  blackberry moon the clench of his fists   dream-eater her nibbled down nails have nothing left to give   woodpecker he picks at my faults     black-eyed Susan I should have left him the first time   Previously … Continue reading

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Haiku – Creatrix

  holiday romance the rising tide licks our toes   the bulge of cows on their way to milking full day moon   coffee alone my laptop screen hides your empty chair   Creatrix Haiku issue 45, June 2019   … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy

  the warm gaze of an old brown bear . . . Grandma’s kindness   Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog 17 April 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/04/17/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-12/?fbclid=IwAR0_Pzs-rpbrMJpu0fdHHkf3es7cM9WvLiHHuxSY-oTeiGvHE4LkIxIISh4

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Haiku – Human/Kind

  fiddleheads no longer holding back my words   Human/Kind Journal, Issue 1.4 April 2019 https://gallery.mailchimp.com/4c3e75aab8b3253cd4f927765/files/5666a2c2-8d0c-4eb8-937a-ba58b94764f2/FINAL_HK_Issue_1.4.pdf

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Haiku – Butterfly Dream

  English Original   new ice … the pattern of small grudges   Honorable Mention, 2017 Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards Chinese Translation (Traditional)   新結成的冰 … 這些小怨恨 的模式   Chinese Translation (Simplified)   新结成的冰… 这些小怨恨 的模式   Butterfly Dream, … 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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