Familiar Sayings That Can Apply to Haiku & Senryu

Charlotte Digregorio's Writer's Blog

First, thanks to all who took the time to reply to my request for familiar sayings that can apply to haiku and senryu. Twenty-one of you submitted mostly two sayings which I stated was the maximum. Some people tried to sneak in a third which I deleted.

Some of you didn’t state your country or full name, so I contacted you with a reply beneath your submission and tried to look the info up. If I didn’t get the needed information, it appears as such. (Off hand, I don’t always remember of what nationality you are, and some of you have never been featured on The Daily Haiku, so I don’t know your nationality.)

Some repeated what others had already listed, so I tried to contact you to ask you to submit another saying.

Further, some stated what I thought was more like an explanation than a saying, so I…

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Comment-a-Haiku Poetry Competition! – Submit Your Poem

Comment-a-Haiku Poetry Competition! – Submit Your Poem

Vita Brevis

Vita Brevis is hosting a four-day haiku competition–taking place entirely in the comment section of this post!

Here’s What You Need to Know:

How to Submit:

1. Submit one nature-themed 5-7-5 haiku as a comment on this post

2. Reblog this post on your blog or write a post announcing that you’ve entered it

3. (Optional) Give good feedback on other commenters’ work!

Theme: Nature

Reward: We’ll publish the winning poet, featuring their haiku on the front page of our online magazine with a link to their blog.

When: Starting right now (08/10), ending Monday night (08/13)

Questions: Use our Contact Us page–I’ll get back to you soon!

Support Us Here.

I’ll try to respond to as many of you as I can–get writing and have fun!

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Please Contribute a Saying that Describes Haiku & Senryu

Charlotte Digregorio's Writer's Blog

Dear Loyal Readers and Followers:

I’ve been thinking about short, familiar sayings that can apply to haiku.

Mine are:

  1.  As far as your mind will go
  2.  The long and short of it

What are yours? Please submit no more than two per person.

I will run the results on Sunday. So hurry!

Respond below, and I will compile all your replies into one post. Include your name and country.


Charlotte Digregorio, Author of Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All

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Toni Piccini’s Haiga Week ~ Day #7

Toni Piccini’s Haiga Week ~ Day #7

the row
to the kapo workplace
longer than yesterday


Haiku and Photo by Toni Piccini.

English translation by Jim Kacian.

Haiku from Auschwitz e simili Auschwitz and the like, Red Moon Press (2018): https://www.redmoonpress.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=32&products_id=295

Toni Piccini’s Haiga Gallery in The Haiku Foundation: