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Tanka – Incense Dreams

  wincing over shingles to the water’s edge i step into the stars     Incense Dreams issue 3.1 October 2019 http://chanokeburi.it/incense-dreams-issue-3-1-october-2019/

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Haiku – Blithe Spirit

  laughing gulls the wind pushes me into the sea     river moon the silent lights of a narrow boat     moth dust a smudge of moon through drifting clouds   Blithe Spirit vol 29 number 3 August … Continue reading

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Haiku – The Heron’s Nest

  dawn tide rolling up the beach a wave of sanderlings   The Heron’s Nest, Volume XXI, Number 3: September 2019 https://www.theheronsnest.com/index.html

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Haiku – Frogpond

  white villas perched at the cliff edge screaming gulls   Frogpond Journal of the Haiku, Spring-Summer issue 42.2, 2019 http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/

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Poets Salon – Wild

It’s an honour to see my haiku and tanka featured in Poets Salon with the theme Wild, along with some great poets.   incoming tide the eager thrust of a seagull’s wings Ο slow river daffodils nod at a passing … Continue reading

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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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Haiku – Seashores

  sanderlings— the bleached bones of cuttlefish   curlew’s cry. . . a wisp of cloud clings to the mountain   Seashores haiku journal Vol 2 April 2019

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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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Tanka – Le Lumachine

  she gazes into the distance across the sea she remembers the babies who never came home   lo guardo fisso in lontananza attraverso il mare ricorda i bambini che non sono mai tornati a casa   somewhere in the … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – touch

  pull of the tide – the slither of seaweed around my ankles   © Martha Magenta   A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – touch Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, August 8, 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/08/08/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-touch/

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