Haiku, Senryū, and the Subtleties In Their Similarities and Differences

If I had a bit more courage and a lot more scholarship, I would have discussed the similarities and differences between a haiku poem and a senryū poem in the introduction of my newly released book of poetry Short Verses & Other Curses: Haiku, Senryū, Tanka & Other Poetic, Artistic, & Photographic Miscellany. However, seeing …

Short Verses & Other Curses – Promotional Giveaway Until 12/26/15

Get your promotional edition here. FROM THE INTRODUCTION: I began focusing much of my poetry writing on the Japanese poetic forms of haiku, senryū, and tanka at the beginning of 2012 as a therapeutic effort when finding myself in the midst of an illness. And I continue to write them even as I find myself, …


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‘Tis When

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Nebula Cultus no.6

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Where The Road Ends

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You As Now

it's not where you are it's why and it's how you are it's the now you are    

Hope Debuted

  are you who you were are you your bruises and scars is that who you are or are you each day renewed your past relieved, hope debuted    

I, Too, Am The Wood

I Am That I Am Is the name of He on High That, then, means it All That, then, means He, too, is I And that I, too, am the Wood    

Fenc’d no.6

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