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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 Dialogue – threadbare blanket

  threadbare blanket the worn-out routines that enshroud me   Haiku Dialogue – threadbare blanket 3 April 2019 Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/04/03/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-10/#comment-98747

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Tanka – Luca’s Lily Pad

  two otters float across the moon holding hands on the bridge we watch the world flow by   Commentary: A tanka 短歌 (‘short poem’) with a classic and timeless aftertaste focused on love (ai 愛), the main theme of … Continue reading

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Haiku Windows: office window

  frosty meeting— ice flowers on the window   © Martha Magenta   Haiku Windows: office window FEBRUARY 28, 2018 Troutswirl The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/02/28/haiku-windows-office-window/https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/02/28/haiku-windows-office-window/

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Haiku Windows: broken window

  broken window – an orb spider repairs its web   © Martha Magenta   Haiku Windows: broken window Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog FEBRUARY 14, 2018 BY KATHY MUNRO https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/02/14/haiku-windows-broken-window/

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Tanka

  the pungent scent of autumn leaves . . . a vagrant takes a piss in the rain     crowds of people up and down the steps in silence I read Euridice on the subway wall     tendrils … Continue reading

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Haiku in the Workplace: Women in the Office

  women’s dress code . . . sexual harassment suits for the men   — Martha Magenta   Haiku in the Workplace: Women in the Office by Jim Kacian (ed) Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation blog, December 19, 2017 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/12/19/haiku-in-the-workplace-women-in-the-office/#comment-72552

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