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Welcome to the Haiku Pond! A place to ponder life through haiku.

On this podcast we’ll explore how haiku can help us live more meaningful lives today; how to stay mindful in a fast-paced and chaotic world, appreciate the simple things, and practice compassion.

Each episode focuses on a theme with haiku submitted by poets of all levels from around the world. Let’s dive into the pond!

For updates, join the mailing list & follow the pod on Twitter.

Website: http://thehaikupond.com/
Mailing list: http://haikupond.ck.page/
Email: thehaikupond@gmail.com
Twitter: @TheHaikuPond

The Haiku Pond Anthony Nanfito

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Welcome to the Haiku Pond! A place to ponder life through haiku.

On this podcast we’ll explore how haiku can help us live more meaningful lives today; how to stay mindful in a fast-paced and chaotic world, appreciate the simple things, and practice compassion.

Each episode focuses on a theme with haiku submitted by poets of all levels from around the world. Let’s dive into the pond!

For updates, join the mailing list & follow the pod on Twitter.

Website: http://thehaikupond.com/
Mailing list: http://haikupond.ck.page/
Email: thehaikupond@gmail.com
Twitter: @TheHaikuPond

    3.01 Spirits of Ancient Stardust

    3.01 Spirits of Ancient Stardust

    The theme for this episode is ‘spirits’. For show notes and web links for the featured poets, click here.

    Thanks for listening. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. Stay tuned for more episodes and listener-submitted haiku by joining the newsletter at http://haikupond.ck.page/ or follow the pod on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TheHaikuPond/.

    NEXT THEME: Water

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday August 12 , 2022 11:59pm Bangkok time (GMT +7)

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    If you listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, consider leaving a review. This helps others discover the show so they can appreciate haiku too!

    SUPPORT THE POD

    Creators like me work hard to create content you love, but in order to continue creating content we need support from followers like you! If you've ever enjoyed any of my creations, you can show your support at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/.

    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me via my gig on Fiverr: http://anthonynanfito.com/voice/. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering.

    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?

    Available in 10+ retailers worldwide, and in paperback and hardcover via Amazon’s print-on-demand service. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/.

    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life

    Description: 100+ haiku and 5 personal essays centered around Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Love & Loss, Give & Forgive.

    Available as an ebook in 10+ retailers worldwide and in paperback via Amazon’s print-on-demand service. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings/.


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    Season 3 Premieres July 16, 2022 - Listen to learn how to submit your haiku

    Season 3 Premieres July 16, 2022 - Listen to learn how to submit your haiku

    Season 3 of the podcast will return on July 16, 2022 and this season includes some new changes! Listen to this trailer episode to learn about new changes for this season and how to submit your haiku. Thanks for listening and supporting the podcast. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. For show notes, click here.

    NEXT THEME: Spirits

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday July 8, 2022 11:59pm Bangkok time (GMT +7)

    SUBMISSION FORM: https://forms.gle/ni4CED6cRPpCwfTQA

    The theme for first episode is ‘Spirits’. You may submit one haiku for this theme. It can be published or unpublished — as long as you retain the rights to share it.

    Submissions are due by 11:59pm Bangkok time (GMT +7) on Friday July 8, 2022 (so I have the weekend to produce the episode) and the first episode of Season 3 will be released the following week on Saturday July 16, 2022.

    Stay tuned for more episodes after that to learn about the new themes and hear the haiku submitted by other listeners.

    SUBSCRIBE

    For full episodes, subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. Search for “The Haiku Pond” on the Anchor Podcast App, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and more! Learn more at http://thehaikupond.com.

    If you listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, consider leaving a review. This helps others discover the show so they can appreciate haiku too!

    SUPPORT THE POD

    Creators like me work hard to create content you love, but in order to continue creating content we need support from followers like you! If you've ever enjoyed any of my creations, you can show your support at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/.

    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me via my gig on Fiverr: http://anthonynanfito.com/voice/. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering.

    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?

    Now available in 10+ retailers worldwide, and in paperback and hardcover via Amazon’s print-on-demand service.

    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life

    Now available as an ebook in 10+ retailers worldwide and in paperback via Amazon’s print-on-demand service.

    http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings/

    LET’S CONNECT!

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    • 5 min
    2.10 Beginnings

    2.10 Beginnings

    The theme for this episode is Beginnings. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. Thanks for listening. See you on your next visit to the pond.



    FEATURED HAIKU & POETS

    From Melody Wang on TW & IG as MelodyOfMusings: to nurture dim light to comfort fragile seedlings, what thing(s) must you drown?

    From Foal Poetry on IG as foalpoetry: Life enters the world In the same building it leaves Always occurring

    From Mark Hitri on TW as HitriMark & on IG as the_cellopoet: it takes tragedy for us to begin to see the error of our ways

    From Michele Wong on TW as meaning_filled: songbirds in her mouth feed piquant plums to my heart sweet autumn love notes

    From Christina Chin at haikuzyg.blogspot.com: cry of a fawn strayed from the doe summer mountain.

    From Charissa Hooyman on TW as CharissaHooyman: Life is a journey Today is your wedding day Your new life begins

    From Haiku Nocturnal on Twitter as HaikuNocturnal: Dawn cracks violet, Darkness shrinks back to shadows; Mist starts to dissolve

    From huwanahoy on IG & TW as huwanahoy: There is no more spark Must be the end for that match Go light another

    From Mona Bedi: bus ride the way my eyes lock with a stranger's

    From Zahra Mughis on TW as ZahraScribbles & IG as instalogbyzahra: the reds of grating carrots first snow



    STAY CONNECTED

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    SUPPORT

    Want to support the show? You can buy me a coffee at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/



    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me for your project. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/voice.



    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?



    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings

    Description: A collection of 100 haiku centered around the themes of Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Love & Loss, and Give & Forgive.


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    • 9 min
    2.09 Seasons

    2.09 Seasons

    The theme for this episode is Seasons. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. Thanks for listening. See you on your next visit to the pond.



    FEATURED HAIKU & POETS

    From Melody Wang on TW & IG as MelodyOfMusings: slight wind shakes the oak, insistent invitation nearly forgotten

    From Foal Poetry on IG as foalpoetry: Leaves change, weather cools Mind stuck in the summertime Pandemic time warp

    From Linda M. Crate on Twitter as thysilverdoe & on IG as authorlindamcrate: as a flower dies white diamonds falling heavy winter is cruel.

    From Mark Hitri on TW as HitriMark & on IG as the_cellopoet: autumn leaf falling catches one last ray of sun earth, tree, sky are one

    From Michele Wong on TW as meaning_filled: winter air is a book of winds; breathe, take in each snowfall hum of earth

    From Charlotte Reynolds on twitter as violetvicinity: summer rain the wedding party crashed by snails

    From Christina Chin at haikuzyg.blogspot.com: how delightful the perky pansies nodin spring wind.

    From Ryan Gibbs on Twitter as RyanGibbsWriter: warmed by maiden love the forbidding ice troll melts back into a prince

    From Charissa Hooyman on TW as CharissaHooyman: Summer equinox The days are growing shorter With each passing day

    From Haiku Nocturnal on Twitter as HaikuNocturnal: Leaves drooping, dying; Last of the energy used To flower the bud

    From Mallory Rowe on IG as malloryroweauthor: Autumn wind escorts A funeral procession Of dead leaves past me

    From Kati Mohr on IG as pi.and.anne: on the path as we stand still a purple mushroom

    From Lisbeth Ho on Facebook as Elisabeth Holidaya: smell of cinnamon from grandma's kitchen autumn's delight

    From Mona Bedi: autumn night more stars than leaves forest walk

    From Zahra Mughis on TW as ZahraScribbles & IG as instalogbyzahra: playing with the wind her curly red hair another leaf flies by

    From David Thorndale on IG as davidthorndale: a perfect birthday — the flavor of autumn wind in a slice of cake



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    SUPPORT

    Want to support the show? You can buy me a coffee at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/



    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me for your project. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/voice.



    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?



    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings

    Description: A collection of 100 haiku centered around the themes of Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Love & Loss, and Give & Forgive.


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    • 10 min
    2.08 Stigma

    2.08 Stigma

    The theme for this episode is X. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. Thanks for listening. See you on your next visit to the pond.



    FEATURED HAIKU & POETS

    From Melody Wang on TW & IG as MelodyOfMusings: discharged from the ward, I view the world with new eyes seeking what I've lost

    From Linda M. Crate on Twitter as thysilverdoe & on IG as authorlindamcrate: when shamed for something you cannot control or stop becomes exhausting.

    From Mark Hitri on TW as HitriMark & on IG as the_cellopoet: one day I will break but before that day arrives I will get stronger

    From Charissa Hooyman on TW as CharissaHooyman: Hate causes some lies Wanting to destroy others Characters ruined

    From Haiku Nocturnal on Twitter as HaikuNocturnal: Prohibited love; How can people be against Two happy people?

    From Mona Bedi: gerascophobia the facial fillers fail to help



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    SUPPORT

    Want to support the show? You can buy me a coffee at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/



    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me for your project. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/voice.



    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?



    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings

    Description: A collection of 100 haiku centered around the themes of Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Love & Loss, and Give & Forgive.


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    • 6 min
    2.07 Shame

    2.07 Shame

    The theme for this episode is Shame. If you liked what you heard, share it with a friend. Thanks for listening. See you on your next visit to the pond.



    FEATURED HAIKU & POETS

    From Mona Bedi: first day of school the boy brings home an extra pencil

    From Melody Wang on TW & IG as MelodyOfMusings: those attempts to wound the fabric of my soul gave me more room to breathe

    From Linda M. Crate on Twitter as thysilverdoe & on IG as authorlindamcrate: someone is angry another won't admit fault neither will know peace.

    From Mark Hitri on TW as HitriMark & on IG as the_cellopoet: when others do wrong it’s because I have failed them though I knew better

    From Charlotte Reynolds on twitter as violetvicinity: dawn chorus the milkman cries over spilled milk

    From Christina Chin at haikuzyg.blogspot.com: panic at the car park fumbling to unlock a mistaken car

    From Charissa Hooyman on TW as CharissaHooyman: You are different Don’t let people cause you shame
Embrace uniqueness

    From Haiku Nocturnal on Twitter as HaikuNocturnal: Your mouth full of ash, Achievements crumbled to dust; Then I'll be avenged



    STAY CONNECTED

    Subscribe to the pond’s newsletter for updates about upcoming episodes, themes, and more. Join today at http://haikupond.ck.page.

    Follow the podcast on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TheHaikuPond.



    SUBSCRIBE

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    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-haiku-pond/id1555209480

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    SUPPORT

    Want to support the show? You can buy me a coffee at http://buymeacoffee.com/wordsbyfifi/



    NEED A VOICE TALENT FOR YOUR PROJECT?

    If you like the sound of my voice and you’re working on an audio project that needs a voice over artist, consider hiring me for your project. You provide the script and I’ll provide the voice and audio file. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me before ordering. Learn more at http://anthonynanfito.com/voice.



    MY BOOKS

    2149: Emergence http://anthonynanfito.com/2149book/

    Description: Laura's world is virtual until the glitch. She awakes to a failed utopia and a lost legacy. Can she shift the balance of power before it's too late?



    Haiku Ponderings: A Haiku Collection for Pondering Life http://anthonynanfito.com/haikuponderings

    Description: A collection of 100 haiku centered around the themes of Mindfulness, Compassion, Gratitude, Love & Loss, and Give & Forgive.




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    • 7 min

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