Category: Poetry


The Whys and Wherefores of Writing Poetry

In the last issue, without any fanfare, I introduced Haiku Heaven. Now I’d like to explain why. First of all, why poetry? Hundreds of studies have shown that writing poetry improves our mental and physical health. Although reading poetry is...


The Haiku View

Haiku is a style of poetry, originating in Japan, which is structured on a metrical pattern of 17 units; in English most often seen as a three-line pattern of 5-7-5 syllables.  It generally involves elements of nature, and is, in...


Pulsating Poetry Permeates Passionate People

Does the title of this article seem to have a rhythmical beat? So does life and the cosmos. Everything vibrates, from the beating of your heart to the humming of our planet (which vibrates at 7.83 Hz). Did you ever...