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Per Diem for October: Hands-On

Haiku about Hands Ruth Yarrow is our Per Diem: Daily Haiku editor for October. Ruth’s wonderful – and touching – collection is about a somewhat unusual but intriguing theme, namely “Hands.” This is what she offers by way of an…

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Haiku on an Indian Theme

Kala Ramesh is our editor for this month's Per Diem. She offers a selection filtered through the concept of The Five Elements. Here's what she writes: “The Hindus and the Buddhists believe that all Creation— including human beings— is composed…

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NHPD Reports Are Up!

Hi Folks: I'm happy so many of you were able to participate in one or another of the many National Haiku Poetry Day events that took place across the country. But I know you couldn't get to them all, so…

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The April Per Diem poems are up!

This month we travel to New Zealand for haiku with a specific flavor. Sandra Simpson, the editor of the April collection ‘Poems from Aotearoa,’ features haiku with flora and fauna specific to those favored isles, and human activities, such as…

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Time’s Up!

Sorry, put your pencils down, time is up for the 2012 HaikuNow! International Haiku Contest. We hope you had fun writing and making your selections. Results will be announced on National Haiku Poetry Day, April 17, at the many venues…

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It’s Time!

No more procrastinating—it’s time to get those HaikuNow! contest entries in. You have until midnight tonight EDT, at which point the gates close and we’ll consider them no more. You can enter one previously unpublished haiku in each of the…

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