Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Appy New Year

I received an iPhone 4S for my birthday – my first Smartphone. So now I can try all these apps I hear so much about. Appy New Year to everyone!

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Mount Fuji Haiku

I am passing this along for those who may be interested in writing a haiku inspired by Mt. Fuji. Call for Entries for Haiku on Mt. Fuji Competition. For more details, see below: http://www.fujisan-3776.jp/haiku.english.htm

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Holidays and Haiku

The holidays are a mixed bag – joy and sorrow come closer together at this time of year than at any other time. It can be a very emo-ho-ho-tional time for many of us. My birthday is Christmas Day so a lot is really condensed into the holiday season for me. Writing haiku, or writing …

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Haiku and the Holidays

Holidays are so much a marker for the seasons.  For me, who has a birthday on Christmas Day, this is especially so.  People whose birthdays fall on major holidays such as Christmas, 4th of July, Halloween, etc. will know what I mean. Christmas birthday another year older and a new one just begun

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Hello world!

My first entry into the blogosphere.  I was talking after our last monthly meeting with the person who runs my local kukai.  He has forgotten more about haiku poetry than I’ll ever know. We were talking about the issue of form and syllables and he said something about a utopia and I just thought of …

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