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Haiku post and run - Wayne Kingston 's Blog

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Too soon retired by unrequited professional love. Trying hand at lifetime perceived avocation. Degree says I can, life stalled the voice. Retread retrying as retiring in coffeehouse with MacBook Air, cozy caffeine and that silence-within-the-din vacuum. Ahhhh. A mind in romance between passion and responsibility begets a poem. One volume published: Eclectic Discernment, Contemplation From Quiet, by Aprayser47 Publishing. Available on Amazon.

Haiku post and run

Blog Posted:6/17/2017 4:43:00 PM

My take:

To learn Haiku is a study of all the related forms, the historical development, the essence of the intended result. Many masters have provided us with sterling, breath-taking examples. Many scholars have extended their talents toward optimizing this marvelous form's development and exquisite manifestation of pure poesy in such short formatting. Study this style and one will find a depth of poetic revelation that will captivate, astonish, and cause an addictive reaction that will produce a life-long pursuit of excellence and joy.

In addition:

If you post a blog that could be perceived as inflamatory and rhetorically begging rebuttal, do not close out respectful commentary opportunities. So counter-productive and disrespectful of the "community air" PS is SUPPOSED to be fostering.


( ) Yes  ( ) No  (X) Absolutely

My $.02

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Date: 6/19/2017 11:46:00 AM
That's a good take. And, yeah, blogs were designed for discussion.
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Date: 6/18/2017 7:20:00 AM
...has this $.02 adjusted for inflation? Yeah, the more I know the more I want to learn and the more I learn the more I want to know..HAIKU - the form you love to hate....
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Date: 6/18/2017 3:27:00 AM
Yes i agree, amazing how someone can conduct 'a one sided love affair' all opinion and no rebuttal.
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Date: 6/17/2017 8:18:00 PM
Love your blog, Wayne! and I AGREE!
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Date: 6/17/2017 7:24:00 PM
Agreed, an open forum should be just that.
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Date: 6/17/2017 5:16:00 PM
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My Past Blog Posts

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