Tag Archives: Haiku

American Sentence Poetry Workshop

How to write an American Sentence Poem: • One sentence, 17 syllables, end of story. • Minimum words for maximum effect. • It makes for a rush of a poem, and if you’re trying your own hand at these and … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 3: Comes In Threes

The Day Three challenge is to compose a poem based in some way on a list.  Someone suggested things that come in three.  Why not? Comes In Threes by Michael Romani Like three books in a triology I read as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Seek Not Just For Tradition But For Truth

“Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.” – Matsuo Basho, poet (1644-1694) An extremely interesting look at Basho’s last days that combines prose and Haiku is found here: http://simplyhaiku.com/SHv4n3/features/Nobuyuki.html       … Continue reading

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Every Day Is A Journey – The Haibun

It turns out, the early bird special for this month of poetry is a combination of both prose poem and haiku.  It is called the haibun.  As might be thought, it is a form developed in first in Japan.  This … Continue reading

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