Hi you haiku

I have haikus to post today and tomorrow, and that will be the end of this project . . . unless. . .  my international readers step up! Sending out a challenge to Poem Elf readers in countries outside of the United States to send in a quarantine haiku. I know you’re there, I see […]


Here come the haikus

Thank you to everyone who sent in a haiku! Can’t tell you how much I enjoy reading them. It’s a balm for my nervous system. The creative spirit is fundamental to us humans and strengthens our connections!   Up first from Jeanette, who gets extra credit for taking a picture: (Jeanette has a very droll […]



  From “A Married State” by Katherine Philips   A married state affords but little ease The best of husbands are so hard to please. This in wives’ careful faces you may spell Though they dissemble their misfortunes well.   Someone wrote on Twitter the other day that being in lockdown reminded her of being […]