Insomniac Night ~ HaikUniverse (Jan. 28, 2018)

insomniac night –
decoding the rustle
of young leaves

Maria Laura Valente

HaikUniverse ~ a daily haiku or micro-poem, Jan. 28, 2018

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Charlotte Digregorio’s upcoming exhibits & workshops in the Chicago area.

Dear Readers and Followers: Little by little, I am filling up my schedule to include more haiku workshops, appearances, and exhibits than last reported. I have added new events for March, April, and June, and will also be judging some haiku contests, the latter that you will hear about later. I always love to meet […]

via Enjoy Even More Haiku Events — Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog


Enjoy this interesting Winnetka Patch newspaper’s article about Charlotte Digregorio’s upcoming haiku exhibit and workshop at Northfield (IL) Public Library.

Dear Readers and Followers: This article about my upcoming haiku exhibit and workshop at Northfield (IL) Public Library ran in the Winnetka Patch newspaper with the headline “Exhibit and Workshop Slated for Haiku Enthusiasts”: Charlotte Digregorio of Winnetka, author of Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, knows the simplicity, yet elegance, of Japanese-style […]

via Digregorio Featured in Newspaper Article — Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog


Winter Night ~ The Mainichi (Jan. 6, 2018)

winter night —
the warmth
in my child’s breath

notte d’inverno —
calore nel respiro
di mia figlia

Maria Laura Valente

The Mainichi, Jan. 6, 2018. Selected by Dhugal J. Lindsay.




Fireflies ~ Blithe Spirit (December, 2017)

when I thought I could
reach the sky

solo lucciole
quando mi sembrava di
toccare il cielo

Maria Laura Valente

Blithe Spirit – Journal of the British Haiku Society,  December 2017, edited by Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy.



European Top 100 Creative Haiku Authors 2017.

Selezionata da Krzysztof Kokot, per il secondo anno consecutivo, tra i 100 autori di haiku più creativi d’Europa.