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Winter Solstice, End-of-the-Road Haiku Chain by Patricia

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Wow! What a winter solstice we’ve got this year, with the world’s end at hand–an event for which (let’s face it) there has always been the potential. On WIZ’s bucket list: striking up the haiku band. In case of the world’s end, think of a haiku chain as a virtual holding-of-hands as we all face […]

2012 Fall haiku by Patricia K

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

She’s heeeerrrre … Autumnal equinox: the tipping point between two seasons of light. Fall arrived on Saturday a little before 9 a.m. I thought it happened today because my calendar says so, but my calendar got it wrong. I wonder what else my calendar has gotten wrong. For those of us who (like me) may […]

Spring Haiku by greenfrog

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Welcome to WIZ’s Spring Poetry Runoff open invitation haiku chain.  This is a non-competitive (that is, not part of the poetry contest), come-as-you-are,  just-for-fun activity that we run from time to time here on WIZ. A haiku is a classical Japanese poetical form, usually 17 syllables all in a single line in Japanese, but I […]