Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Take It Easy

TIE = Take It Easy and I say TIE one on. This applies to writing, working, looking for work, working out, doing yoga, anything. Stress abounds in the early 21st century for many of us and we can take it on the chin, take it under advisement, take it to the limit or as the …

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Sent From My iPhone

first iPhone haiku milky February sky just before breakfast This is from my new haiku collection, Sent From My iPhone

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HaikuYoga

I get inspiration for writing haiku from many places – and yes, that includes the often-derided desk haiku. But yoga, for me, is definitely a practice that is intertwined with my haiku writing and reading. I think any spiritual retreat or practice or faith can inform haiku. Yoga nourishes the creative spirit for me and …

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Haiku-kai

Another soul-nourishing meeting with my local haiku-kai yesterday. A kukai is when a group gets together and submits haiku. The haiku are read anonymously by the facilitator and everyone gets to vote on the ones they like. Everyone goes around and comments on why they like the ones they vote for. Then there is a …

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