Prairie Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #20

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I’m joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a daily haiku challenge this month.  Today’s haiku was inspired by a herd of bison I spotted on the drive to Rapid City. bison on the ridge silhouettes against blue sky yellowing grasses  

Found Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #19

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I’m joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a daily haiku challenge this month. I’ve been trying to find haiku in pieces of prose I’m reading, especially in lines I might skim or overlook. From Madeline Miller’s Circe, my before bed read: my grandfather smelled deep as rich river mud…

Grading Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #16

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I’m joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a daily haiku challenge this month. Semester grades are due tomorrow, and I have spent the day sorting papers, opening files, checking off boxes, charting numbers. It feels more like bookkeeping than grading.  I suppose I could take more time and try…