One Hundred Leaves

Ask someone what they think about poetry and you're probably going to get a pretty strong reaction. When I was still teaching English full-time, my students were split into two factions when it came to poetry. They either loved it, or absolutely despised it. In more than ten years in the classroom, I don't think…

National Haiku Day

Happy National Haiku Day, everyone! Outside of major holidays, as well as Pi Day and Star Wars Day, I don't observe very many of our "National Days." There are so many of them that you really could drive yourself crazy (and run out of money) trying to celebrate them all. However, as a fan of…