Spiders in corners

Compassion #27 Spiders in cornersTheir webs collecting insectsTwo helpful roommates Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku I used to be extremely fearful of spiders. Well, to be honest, I’m not BFFs with them, but I have been able to expand my compassion toward them. You might say I’m less fearful and more cautious admirer.Continue reading “Spiders in corners”

I step out the door

Compassion #21 I step out the doorThe snail is on its commutePaths cross but no crunch Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku When I wrote this haiku, I was teaching English at a private Catholic school in Chiang Mai, Thailand. As part of my employment I was permitted to stay in the teacher dormitoriesContinue reading “I step out the door”

Book Promo for National Poetry Month

UPDATE: Haiku Ponderings is now available in paperback in 10 countries via Amazon print-on-demand. See this blog post for more details. (NOTE: Book promo price only applies to ebook links below.) In celebration of (U.S.) National Poetry month my haiku collection, Haiku Ponderings, is discounted for a promotion price of $0.99 from Fri April 1,Continue reading “Book Promo for National Poetry Month”

It’s Writer’s Brew. NOT Writer’s Block.

This week I learned … This week’s TWIL post is themed for writers and other creatives. I’m a writer (mostly) so I’ll use that term throughout, but feel free to replace it with whatever type of creative you are (e.g. painter, singer, actor, sculptor, YouTuber, podcaster, etc.). Of course, I think some of these couldContinue reading “It’s Writer’s Brew. NOT Writer’s Block.”

The Haiku Pond Launches Tomorrow

My new podcast, The Haiku Pond, launches tomorrow. Here’s a list of dates, episodes, and featured poets. I’ll be posting episodes on my blog, but the best way to listen is at anchor.fm/thehaikupond OR on your favorite the podcast app. It’s available on EIGHT different platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more! VisitContinue reading “The Haiku Pond Launches Tomorrow”