Posts Tagged ‘ haiku ’

The Iron Writer: Poetry Edition

Yes, it's true: The Iron Writer has started a poetry competition! The first round started off simply enough with haiku. Here's what I wrote, based on the theme "bake": fuzzy head, coffee, scent of bread rising, morning melting like butter And yes, this is more of a senryu than a haiku, since my poem isn't expressly about nature. But, then again, neither was the theme. Last week's Continue Reading...

Haiku

[gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="7350,5878,10336"] Haiku for Lovers An anthology of love and lust! Love, lust and desire take the form of cheeky, romantic and sexy haiku in this anthology from Buttontapper Press. Featuring the work of haiku masters, poetry aficionados and a handful of newcomers to the scene, Haiku For Lovers will sweep you off your feet, plant one on Continue Reading...

Stunt Writing Day 1: Here’s how this works…

Just like on TV, with their 10-second delay to prevent any cuss words from transmitting over the airwaves and infecting the minds of impressionable viewers, my blog's got a bit of lag time. One day, to be precise. So yesterday I wrote about my plan to get myself out of the house and moving my lazy butt in a daily 30-minute walking gambit. Today I took my first 30-minute walk. Go me! I Continue Reading...

My 2013 writing goals

It's 2013 - time for everyone to take stock of their lives and come up with some writing goals! (But please, leave your livestock alone.) I'll be rejoining the Book In A Week writing community in 2013, with its monthly writing challenges, and I posted the following yearly goals at the site: Edit The Vixen Files ebook for print Finish Naked Montreal by posting weekly 500-word excerpts on Continue Reading...

Wanna buy a vowel? Check out my Etsy store

If you're in the market for some hot vowels — or even a few choice consonants — you'll want to check out my latest offerings via Etsy. The first of these are my "Haiku for Haters" mini-books, which I'm selling for a mere $1 (plus taxes and shipping). Containing 24 pages of original haiku for the haters of the world, these cheeky poems take on the staid world of ancient 5-7-5 Japan. Well Continue Reading...