Sunday, October 18, 2009


Poetic Melodies
By Nancy Lee Shrader

"Poetic Melodies" takes the familiar Haiku to a new level. Each seventeen syllable haiku is able to stand alone, but when joined with other haikus, they tell a story, a truth, a rant or a tribute. You will find 101 First Place HAIKU STRINGS and six
of these have placed FIRST a second time. Five of the Haiku Strings have been featured in "All Things Girl Magazine" and eight others have received Titled Awards. Other Japanese forms added to this collection are Senryu, Inversed Haiku, and Hay (na) ku.

About the author:

Nancy Lee Shrader resides in southern West Virginia. A recent widow, Nancy Lee devotes her time to her three grandchildren and four step grandchildren. She is the author of four books including her first book of poetry, "Haiku Smiles." Nancy Lee also writes for and she has twenty-one Shorts on the Amazon website. She is a member of the West Virginia Writer's Union, Appalachian Writer's Guild and belongs to a writers' group at the Raleigh County library.

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