Tag Archives: haiku

attention to sounds, rhyme and near-rhyme

Haiku 13.11 (Wolf Moon) Posted on January 28, 2013 by Ray Sharp Wolf tracks through deep snow follow the old cow moose down in gullied moonglow

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Untitled Tanka

That tragic spring day I felt like a headless man in a topless bar — Beside myself with grieving and nowhere to hang my hat.

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Call for Submissions: the zen space

I’m honored to be serving as guest editor for the fall showcase at the zen space, which publishes Oct. 1, 2016. First, here’s the link with more information: CLICK HERE FOR THE ZEN SPACE  (opens in new window) There is … Continue reading

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haiku: west

amber light on clouds — following the setting sun still dreaming of you

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Apollo

twelve men stomped their boots in the sticky lunar soil — Gene Cernan was last

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tanka

aspen leaves flutter — two quaking hearts in the wind — and we are not trees sustained by deep clenching roots but ants at the grand picnic

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the zen space, call for submissions

I have been handed the honor and responsibility of Guest Editing the next issue of “the zen space,” a quarterly showcase of Haiku and similar forms, short in-the-moment poetry that has that certain something. As Marie Marshall states below, the … Continue reading

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