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PUBLISHED WORKS:  presently available on Etsy.com under the name of UniVersesCanada but mailing only to Canada (except for special requests). https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/UniVersesCanada?ref=search_shop_redirect

HAIGA: A Day In Halifax (24p); A Tour of Ashby Lake (24p); Ageless Youth (24p); As Night Falls (24p); Banff (24p); Boardwalk (24p); Bridging The Gap (40p); Butterfly Kisses (24p); Butterfly Wings (66p); Chasing Dreams (40p); Day In The Park (24p); I Love Lilacs (94p);  I Remember The Poppies (46p); Inner Peace (24p); Lilacs (24p,40p); Lily of the Valley (48p); Meadows (74p); Retro (24p); Spring Comes (24p); Sundown at Ashby Lake (24p); Sunrise at Ashby Lake (24p); Poppies (24p); Thru a Child's Eye (24p); Weeping (24p); Weeping Willows (48p); Wild Roses (24p,40p,100p).

HAIBUN/PHOTOS: Ancestral Voices (80p); Primitive (24p).

POEM/PHOTOS: A Day in Sarnia (24p); A Mother'sHeart (40p); Across the Line (24p); After the Rain (64p); Afternoon at Pink Lake (24p); Bliss (24p); By Water's Edge (44p); Carpe Diem (24p); Diving In (24p,46p); Fall Fiesta (74p); Flying DownThe Highway (24p); Given Wings (24p); Going West (24p); Good Morning Sunshine (24p); Hanging Out (24p); Hello Butterfly (24p); I Dreamt (24p); I Wonder (24p); If Only (24p); In a Wink (24p); Lessons Learned From Cat Sitting (22p); Merrickville (24p); Montreal Under Clouds (24p); New World (24p); New Year (24p); Outside My Window (46p); Peonies (24p); Rainy Mondays (24p); Rendezvous at Sundown (24p); Rolling Clouds (24p); Sunrise Meditation (24p,48p); Table For One (24p); The Road To My Father’s House (72p); Thru The Lens at Ashby Lake (24p); Waterlilies (24p); Waterlily Garden (42p); Wealth (24p); Winter Calm (76p); Zen Garden (24p); Zen Moments (24p).

ANTHOLOGY/PHOTOS : Clouds Meander (24p); Dark Clouds (24p); Gatekeeper (24p); Ribbons & Clouds (62p); Sunlit Ripples (24p).

POEM/SKETCHES : Flash Memory Therapy (32p,92p); Play.Enjoy.Relax.Create. (24p); THE STORY OF DENNIS in four tomes (biographical prose/sketches 50/48/44/54p). 

WORKING ON :  Anthology/Tips for Budding Poets (poetry); website OttawaPoetry.com

 

ABOUT ME : Late babyboomer Canadian born in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec, and raised in Northern Ontario. Fell in love with Ottawa where I received my B.A. with a major in french literature. Still living in Ottawa, I'm finding out that oncoming golden years offer a very rich perspective on life and beauty. 

The themes of my poetry are found in everyday life. I write mostly free verse but I'm also a member of Haiku Canada and have had haiku published in various anthologies.

Please visit often my growing collection of poems and I hope you find many will resonate with you. I'd love to hear your comments.

By the way, my name is pronounced Lynn, and my avatar is an ink painting I created on rice paper years ago. The symbol means PLAY - something I have finally learned to do in later years and poetry is definitely my favourite form of play.

 

MY 20 MOST DEFINING POEMS :

BIOGRAPHICAL :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_am_1247728

I Am - unveils the true me

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/armand_1934-2001_1159342  

Armand (1934-2001) – tribute to my father, a significant role model in my formative years

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/flash_memory_therapy_1006627  

Flash Memory Therapy – this was an innovative idea I had so I sketched over 400 sketches of my memories

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/how_could_i_not_remember_944854   

How Could I Not Remember – tribute to my grand-mother, the first true love of my life

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/my_fondest_wishes_as_a_child_1038735   

My Fondest Wishes As A Child – the innocent years before any of the disappointments of life

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/paradigm_shift_932565  

Paradigm Shift – this is about an important life transforming moment in my life

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/welcome_to_my_avatar_1106649  

Welcome to My Avatar – I was packing up my brushes disappointed and said I'll try one more ~ my avatar is the result of not giving up

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/what_i_remember_most_1164514  

What I Remember Most – tribute to my mother, my role model in so many ways during my most impressionable years

FANTASY :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/photography_meraki_967433  

Photography Meraki – I let my whimsy loose to have fun expressing my passion for photography

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_elephant_and_the_ant_996862  

The Elephant and the Ant – my personal whimsical favorite that combines my love for monorhymes and children’s literature

GRIEF :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/bagpipes_wail_1135902  

Bagpipes Wail – picturing my own funeral ~ bagpipes make me very emotional

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/mooney_1022865  

Mooney – my warmest bonding moment ever with a pet

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_c_bomb_1055797  

The C Bomb – about my husband being diagnosed with cancer

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_caterpillar_who_refused_to_die_1070901  

The Caterpillar Who Refused To Die – this is me not seeing the big picture, not realizing I am meant to become a butterfly

NATURE :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/land_of_mine_1053797  

Land Of Mine – I felt very patriotic while writing this poem

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_road_to_my_fathers_house_1171466  

The Road To My Father’s House – driving 'home' to visit, I always felt an awesome closeness to the countryside my father was deeply connected to

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/waterlily_alley_985984  

Waterlily Alley – this poem marries my passion for whimsy, nature, canoeing and waterlilies

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/whale_songs_946382  

Whale Songs – expresses my deep spiritual affinity to these gentle giants

ZEN :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/borrowed_bits_of_spirituality_998634  

Borrowed Bits Of Spirituality – my heart is in this piece

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/sunrise_meditation_1114372  

Sunrise Meditation – it felt surreal to dream up the only meditation piece in my portfolio

TIME :

www.poetrysoup.com/poem/slipping_away_1150248  

Slipping Away – it’s an A to Z look at myself


Haiku Conference Notes re HAIKU FORM

Blog Posted:5/24/2018 6:22:00 PM

Last weekend I was at a national HAIKU conference. The parting words to us were “Now go out and be haiku activists and help widen awareness of what haiku really is”.  Though I have no intention of becoming a haiku police, I am committed to work on my own haiku skills and… share with anyone interested in listening.

Haiku is so popular yet so little is known about it. It reminds me of how ‘everyone’ thinks sushi is raw fish when in fact it is vinegared rice… yet people will argue with you ad nauseum. God bless those with more patience than I who finally do succeed at converting them!

But back to writing poetry, go where your muse takes you but… not every short poem is a haiku. If your poem has feelings similes, metaphors… Consider other forms such as: senryu, monoku, one-liner, tanka.

 

HAIKU-

FYI, here is an informal list of HAIKU GUIDELINES: -

1. OFTEN uses reference to 1 of the 5 seasons: spring, summer, fall, winter, new year,

2. OFTEN the ‘turn’ is on the second line (takes the reader in another direction),

3. NO unnecessary capitalization,

4. NO title,

5. NO unnecessary punctuation at end of lines,

6. NO use of abstract concepts (must be concrete),

7. NO personification,

8. NO unnecessary adjectives or adverbs,

9. NO full sentences: It’s a poem of few words with much left unsaid,

10. NO use of fantasy,

11. NO similes allowed,

12. NO explanation of haiku in last line,

13. NO heavy emotional words (should be felt not read),

14. MUST have a feeling of the present moment (NO past or future),

15. MUST be more than a description,

16. MAX 2 ideas (scenery + thought),

17. Rare use of I, you or we,

18. AND… there is no strict 5-7-5 syllable count – “haiku should be read in one breath” so there can be less syllables per line.

 

Quotes from Naomi Wakan’s HAIKU: one breath poetry  p.10 “The best haiku will often leave you pondering  some big thoughts, such as ”What does life mean?” and “Why am I here on earth?””, p.15 “Zen Buddhism connects small moments of life to the whole universe and so, like Taoism, its study is perfect for someone who wants to write haiku. It encourages a very simple lifestyle closely connected to nature and the seasons.” p.43 “To review, a haiku describes one event, is in the present tense and refers to an image(s) somehow connected to nature. A haiku is about something that the poet has noticed, heard, smelled, tasted or touched. The poet makes that moment, however small, a very important one.”  Haiku is about mindfulness. It comes from the senses, no puns, no fancy words. Write what you see not what you feel – give facts without emotion. A haiku should take your breath away, make you ponder and wonder, leave you asking questions. A detail in a moment can reveal some basic truth of the universe.

Unlike the Japanese haiku that often pay tribute to Mount Fuji or other famous places, we Canadians and Americans avoid to do so. Let’s start paying homage to our local sites, besides many have beautiful or even poetic names.

More will follow on the other topics discussed during the conference.

 

Line xx

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Date: 5/25/2018 4:25:00 PM
Great information you have given us Line, I know there are strict guidelines for true hakiu and we all tend to skip certain rules etc. I do like the idea of true hakiu, capturing a scene from nature, I suppose its like taking a photo but in written form and the reader should see the image in their mind. Yes, Id be prepared to listen. Tom
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Date: 5/25/2018 4:54:00 PM
Thanks for your much appreciated visit and comment, Tom. I look forward to reading your creations.
Date: 5/25/2018 9:15:00 AM
Line ,this short memory aid SHOW,DON'T TELL also works well for haiku and similar imagist forms ie cinquain,cinqku,lanterne
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Date: 5/25/2018 9:18:00 AM
Thanks for the much appreciated visit and valuable comment, Brian.
Date: 5/25/2018 5:08:00 AM
I have always liked haiku and think this is very informative . It will be hard for me to let go of the 5-7-5 if I decide to, but the rest of what you say puts haiku in perspective. Lately, I've been mixed up - haiku, senryu, etc. Thanks, Line. Will continue to read your conference summaries. :)
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Date: 5/25/2018 8:12:00 AM
Thanks for your much appreciated visit and comments, Susan.
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Date: 5/25/2018 5:14:00 AM
Note - I think that less is best in haiku. Leaving out pronouns, conjunctions and, the, of, but, because, etc helps haiku be more succinct.
Date: 5/25/2018 1:17:00 AM
Very informative Line! But aaaagh! First my similes and metaphors, then my personification, then “unnecessary adverts and adjectives” - what’s left?! I conclude I am not a haiku poet. Someone took all my favourite toys away! I think I need to invent a form which lets us use haiku structure, which is lovely, but also lets us use nice devices within it!
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Date: 5/25/2018 4:49:00 AM
Please do, Nina! Love your comments. Thanks for your lovely visit.

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Particularly Monokubeautiful,giving,love,
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Constanza for a Loggerhead Rhymebeach,natural disasters,n
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Autumn Blues Monokublue,
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Night Free versenight,weather,
Death Blows a Hollow Horn Sonnetdeath,
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