Archive for Japanese Short Forms

  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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. SENRYU • by Máire Morrissey-Cummins 10 Comments

      sirocco winds dust settles on lips a dying child   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

  8. UNTITLED • by Chad Parenteau No Comments

      Half-broken branch prays poet will whittle a point.       Chad Parenteau lives in the Boston area and currently hosts the long-running Stone Soup Poetry readings at The Out of The Blue Art Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His work has recently been published in Amethyst Arsenic, Ibbetson Street and Shampoo. His most recent […]

    Japanese Short Forms, Other, Poems

  9. UNTITLED • by Rachel Sutcliffe 7 Comments

        reading room so many stories share the silence   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, Poems

  10. TANKA • by Máire Morrissey-Cummins 12 Comments

      barefoot across arid wasteland a girl carries the world on her head   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 […]

    Japanese Short Forms, Poems

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