While I’ll take life in any season, the transition from summer to fall is bumpy for me. This year, the melancholy I often feel during these pre-winter months has been accented by various family crises. Still, as the song goes, How can I keep from singing?
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome to WIZ’s Spring Poetry Runoff open invitation haiku chain.Â This is a non-competitive (that is, not part of the poetry contest), come-as-you-are,Â 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 […]