Category Archives: Japanese-style short form poetry

Poem in A Hundred Gourds

I’m so pleased to note that I have a poem in the current issue of A Hundred Gourds, a fine literary haiku journal. Read the issue here. Unfortunately, on the A Hundred Gourds website there is notification that the June 2016 issue will … Continue reading

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Honourable Mention!

Pleasantly surprised and delighted to report that a haiku I entered in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom 2015 Haiku Invitational received an “Honourable Mention”! Judges were Michael Dylan Welch, Katherine Munro, and Allan Burns. Read it here. Please scroll down to … Continue reading

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One-Line Haiku

I wrote this in 2011, in response to the mass shooting in Norway. another mass shooting mourning doves Blessings to the memory of the nine blessed people we just lost in Charleston, South Carolina. ~*~ Originally popularized by Jim Kacian, … Continue reading

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New Work in A Hundred Gourds

I’m delighted to have work in the new issue of A Hundred Gourds. My thanks to Editor Lorin Ford. Read the new issue of A Hundred Gourds here. Press on with YOUR writing! Cheers, Andy

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New poems in paper wasp and Kokako!

I’m delighted to report that I have several new poems in the current issues of paper wasp (Australia) and Kokako (New Zealand)! Here’s one of my poems in paper wasp: crow’s-feet my mood reflective My sincere thank you to Katherine … Continue reading

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2012 in review: my blog

It has been a good year for me as a writer, editor, and blogger. In particular, I’d like to mention NaPoWriMo 2012, NaHaiWriMo, the postcard poetry challenge in August 2012, and PaPoWriMo 2012 with the poet Jennifer Bullis in the … Continue reading

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Dragonflies

After an early lunch, a writer friend and I walk around a small lake on a lovely early fall day. Ideally, we’d talk about our current writing projects. I’ve had too much coffee and remain jittery. Dragonflies are out and … Continue reading

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