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  1. SENRYU • by Rachel Sutcliffe 4 Comments

      gardening- our dog in charge of watering   Rachel Sutcliffe As a youngster, Rachel Sutcliffe had a great imagination and loved story and poetry writing. For a while, her creative writing took a back seat as she discovered the joys of foreign language learning. However she remained an avid reader despite not writing as […]

    Japanese Short Forms

  2. THE SEASONS • by Irena Pasvinter 6 Comments

    The summer comes and melts my hair to gold And plays with wrinkles on my freckled face Till winter conjures up its spell of cold.   Then hordes of snowflakes land on stiffened world And thread white yarn through frozen golden lace Till summer comes and melts my hair to gold.   Amidst the light […]

    Literary, Villanelle

  3. UNTITLED • by Rachel Sutcliffe 8 Comments

    speed dating I ask if we can take it slowly     As a youngster, Rachel Sutcliffe had a great imagination and loved story and poetry writing. For a while, her creative writing took a back seat as she discovered the joys of travel and foreign languages. Personal circumstances have led her to really concentrate […]

    Humour/Satire, Japanese Short Forms

  4. TANKA • by Máire Morrissey-Cummins 8 Comments

    loneliness seeps from mildewed mirrors ringing rain rattles against the house light weeps a new dawn     Máire Morrissey-Cummins enjoys the freedom of expression through the mediums of poetry and art. She has lived in Holland for many years and now lives between her home in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland and Trier, Germany. She […]

    Japanese Short Forms

  5. HAIKU • by CDSinex 5 Comments

    An ocean of sound drowned out by a seagull’s cry— Winter solitude.   CDSinex had lived in rural Hokkaido (Japan’s northernmost island) for 20 years, and enjoys the challenge of Japanese short-forms as well as the discipline of writing in rhyme and meter. His poems have appeared on Every Day Poets, The Boston Literary Magazine, […]

    Japanese Short Forms

  6. SNUG • by Mary C. Casey 3 Comments

      Snug sheets, flannel, sumptuous, caressing cool limbs; delightful winter dishabille. Fickle foot pokes out to test the temperature, then lurches back in to the toasty calidity of one human and two snoring dogs.       Mary Casey lives in the wilds of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia where she is inspired by […]

    FIB

  7. ADELE’S HOUSE • by CD Sinex 6 Comments

    Strangers are living in Adele’s house now the lights are back on, and the front porch swept. I can hear her piano playing loud, but it’s as empty as the day she left. The lights are back on, and the front porch swept. They have her flower beds neatly troweled, but it’s as empty as […]

    Other, Pantoum

  8. TANKA • by Máire Morrissey-Cummins 3 Comments

    storm winds swoop sleet   across bleached skies   patchwork fields   in a mohair blanket   sunshine in a glowing fire.     Máire Morrissey-Cummins enjoys the freedom of expression through the mediums of poetry and art. She has lived in Holland for many years and now lives between her home in Greystones, Co. […]

    Japanese Short Forms

  9. SENYRU • by Máire Morrissey-Cummins 8 Comments

      scent of winter she reads old love letters   Máire Morrissey-Cummins enjoys the freedom of expression through the mediums of poetry and art. She has lived in Holland for many years and now lives between her home in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland and Trier, Germany. She is married with two adult children.

    Japanese Short Forms, Poems

  10. AUTUMN AT LORD’S HILL (VILLANELLE) • by CDSinex 9 Comments

      Darkness comes early this time of year, and windblown leaves rustle all around, reminding me that winter is near. This morning I found a thin veneer of hoarfrost that grew on grassy ground— the night cold lingers this time of year. From the pond the geese will disappear after watching their world turn to […]

    Poems, Villanelle

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