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A glass half empty

Volume 1 Issue 10 of Failed Haiku is out today, with over a hundred pages of ‘senryu and senryuish poetry’. I’m still reading my way through it, out of order, and so far one of my favourites is the very … Continue reading

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dreaming of oceans – the nightingale escapes me

Water cry not for water tears are too precious to waste once we dreamed of oceans on Venus amidst spice-rich dunes water-sellers grow fat tears of conflict´╗┐ what use herbs without water we crossed oceans to make tea´╗┐ we are … Continue reading

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they give me diamonds tears shed over words discarded by others I wrote these words today and sent them into the aether thus did I give birth I – who knows nothing of birth save the pain of disillusion – … Continue reading

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Cavalier approach to life

Another collection of haiku twittering from @AlinaMeridon… First, following on from yesterday’s guest post (Write the book you want to read), a little collection inspired by Georgiana Derwent’s The Cavaliers trilogy: sweet, bright Yorkshire girl lost in dreams and ancient … Continue reading

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