the haiku diaries


September 20, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
September 20, 2008, 7:58 pm
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9,000 views so
far — not too shabby for a
little haiku blog.



July 26, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
July 26, 2008, 11:10 pm
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There’s some bad haiku
out there — trite, insipid poems —
thank god they’re so short.



June 9, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
June 9, 2008, 8:02 pm
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What do you want from
a haiku? It’s so few words —
impressionistic.



April 7, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
April 8, 2008, 1:24 am
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Our haiku wars are
self-judged — imagery and
wit count. As does speed.



April 7, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
April 7, 2008, 8:38 pm
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A chickadee lands
on a branch in front of me —
look quick! — oh, he’s gone.



April 7, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
April 7, 2008, 8:25 pm
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Creativity
is stifled in me today —
trying not to fret.



April 7, 2008 by Rachel Dickinson
April 7, 2008, 6:58 pm
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Jack and I sat down
to engage in haiku war
last evening. He won.

His poems are nuanced,
insightful, and so clever.
His mother’s just fast.