Time Of Singing – Edited by Lora H. Zill

I recently received the new issue of TIME OF SINGING (TOS); Volume 39 “Intermezzo.”  The Fall issue is a “half issue” and includes Book Reviews and Book Announcements as well as poems.  The website link is http://www.timeofsinging.com. You can link to their Facebook Page from there, if you wish.

Thanks to Lora H. Zill for including a tanka I wrote last month. TIME OF SINGING is a print journal.

how gentle the wind
in predawn rose light
after the harvest moon
I begin October
with small and growing hopes

Haiga 365 by Kris Kennedy

Earlier this week, I wrote a haiku in response to a haiga by Kris Kennedy on her blog.  Her post is called “The Talons of Hope;” November 5, 2012.

Yesterday Kris created a lovely new post with my new tree poem.  Please visit her blog, HAIGA 365, if you have a moment sometime.  Her link is http://www.haiku365.wordpress.com.

Here’s my new haiku:

weathered trees
steeled my soul
said I would recover

Haiku-doodle ~ a haiku journal by margaret dornaus

Today Margaret Dornaus posted a beautiful and moving collection of remembrance poems and other art on her Haiku-Doodle blog, “Day of the Dead III.”  Many artists, with links to their sites, are included.

It is good to honor and remember.  Peace as you remember too.

Margaret’s link is http://haikudoodle.wordpress.com.

She kindly included this acrostic of mine for my mother:

erene and
E  legant –  this
R  emembrance of
E  nola
N  ow and in
E  ternity

Haiku – Three Questions, Edited By Curtis Dunlap

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Blogging Along Tobacco Road, a website created and edited by Curtis Dunlap, includes the Haiku Three Questions Series; which in turn includes many poets.

I reread my Three Questions answers, which include three of my best haiku–for my father and grandmothers–this weekend.  I realized that I described my journey to haiku.  You’ll find the links to all the poets’ answers in the right sidebar of the Tobacco Road site.

Post updated June 17, 2015.
Photo of Lake Michigan
by Ellen Grace Olinger

Yay Words! – Aubrie Cox’s blog

This small poem was published by Aubrie Cox in Things with Wings & other poems, which is available as a free download at her blog.  She edits, illustrates, and publishes on-line collections every so often.  Many artists are included.

The name of Aubrie’s blog is Yay Words!  A celebration of language and the written word.  http://yaywords.wordpress.com

Here’s my poem:

glass dish
from grandmother
to mother
to me
still life