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Heaney and haiku

Some years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that Seamus Heaney greatly appreciated the Japanese-style poetry form, haiku, and even wrote several himself. After the tragic news of his death last September, I submitted a tribute haiku to the … Continue reading

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New Year, New Me and all that…

storm on the lough streetlights on Seaview lit by sunrise Highly Commended: Irish Haiku Society International Haiku Competition 2011 (Photograph by Brian McCalmont) I knew I shouldn’t have bothered to make any new year resolutions, because once I’ve prohibited myself from doing … Continue reading

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