Millikin University Haiku Writer Reader Response Essays

Kristin Boryca interviews Bill Pauly
at the Global Haiku Festival, 2000.

We want to express our special gratitude to the haiku community authors who are so willing to be interviewed in person or by email for these student response essay. THANKS!


2017 reader response essays:

Amanda Donohoe on Flower Haiku

Brittany Walsh on Vietnam War Haiku

Chase Smith on Nicholas Virgilio

Jordan Oelze on André Duhaime

Olivia Gonzalez on Music & Haiku

Paige Dorsel on David Lloyd


2016 reader response essays:

Alexa Duncan on George Swede

Alexis Dockins on Jorgen Johannson

Benjamin Brawner on Cor van den Heuvel

Cori Crzenia on Garry Gay

Corrin Littlefield On William Hart

Daniel Koffman on Carlos Corlon

Erica Forbes on Jeff Stillman

Grace Ganley on Bruce Feingold

Joseph Pegura on Scott Metz

2015 reader response essays:

Aundrea Marsh on Dream Haiku

Eve Greenwell on Aubrie Cox

Brandon Januska on Wally Swist

Jess Brooks on Randy Brooks

2014 reader response essays:

Allie Wilson on Ryan Mecum

Brian Johnson on Robert Gibson

Brittani Allen on Elizabeth Searle Lamb

Danette Beach on Richard Wright

Deja Finley on Sonia Sanchez

Debbie Vogel on Lorin Ford

Dillon Damarin on Robert Spiess

Erin O'Brien on Patricia Neubauer

Mackenzie Peck on Rod Willmot

Natalie Zelman on Raymond Roseliep

Olivia Cuff on Ruth Yarrow

Sam Reisman on Ryan Mecum

Sara Siegfried on Lee Gurga

Shannon Lucas on Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg

Taylor Hagerdorn on War Haiku

Valina Hoang on City Haiku

2013 reader response essays:

Caitlin Husted on Garry Gay

Sarah Kisly on Peggy Willis Lyles

Joren Martin on George Swede

Morgan Oliver on George Swede

Rachel Mudd on Nicholas Virgilio

Dana Sayles on Nicholas Virgilio

Darien M. Sloat on Barry George

2012 reader response essays:

Geoffrey Eggleston on Issa

Morgan Ewald on Clement Hoyt

Skya Gentle on J. W. Hackett

Catherine Hixson on John Stevenson

Courtney Gerk on Tom Clausen

Wanda June on Raymond Roseliep

Hailee Peck on Dietmar Tauchner

Sendin Bajric on John Wills

2010 reader response essays:

Beckah Novak on Ryan Mecum

Beth Ann Melnick on Jack Kerouac

Brittany Falardeau on Family in Haiku

Danny Delaney on Spider Haiku

Jessica Golden on Babies in Haiku

Kassie Knoll on Nick Avis

Kelsy Whitney on Masajo Suzuki

Laura Scoville on Moon Haiku

Monica Edwards on John Stevenson

Sandra Fitzgerald on Lorraine Ellis Harr

Samantha Parks on Emotion & Form


2009 reader response essays:

Bill Ryan on Jack Kerouac

Jennifer Godwin on Joanne Morcom

Brandy Bockewitz on Garry Gay

Jacque Manicki on Penny Harter

Laurie Torbert on Caroline Gourlay

Sue James on John Wills


2008 reader response essays:

Andy Jones on Lorraine Ellis Harr

Aubrie Cox on Marlene Mountain

Brett Coffman on Miriam Borne

Erin Knott on Raymond Roseliep

Gordon Gilmore on Mykel Board

Jessica Villarreal on John Stevenson

Kersten Haile on Alexis Rotella

Lindsay Scully on Bernard Lionel Einbond

Nicole Zabrinas on Dee Evetts


2007 reader response essays:

Alya Saqer on Masajo Suzuki

Brittney Gillespie on Carol Montgomery

Chonita Ziegler on Paul Williams

Cindie Zelhart on O Mabson Southard

Jenna Pelej on Penny Harter

Kathy Carter on Lee Gurga

Lizabeth Hare on Michael McClintock

Rachel Morrison on Stanford Forrester

Sarah VanderZee on Bob Boldman

Reader Responses to Randy Brooks


2006 reader response essays:

Adam Stefo on Wally Swist

Alisha Goebel on Rod Willmot

Allison Lingren on Elizabeth Lamb

Corinne Cullina on George Swede

Elizabeth Braden on E.S. Lamb

Erin Wyant on Akito Arima

Jamie Devitt on William Hart

Liz Ciaccio on Jeanne Emrich

Melanie McLay on Geert Verbeke

Natalie Perfetti on Mabson Southard

Rachel Cook on Garry Gay

Ryne Inman on Ban'ya Natsuishi

Stephanie Dietrich on Marlene Mountain

Traci Rapp on Jeffrey Winke


2005 reader response essays:

Sarah Bassill on James Hackett

Katie Burke on Anita Virgil

Molly Burns on Francine Porad

Michelle Dalluge on Cor van den Heuvel

Patti Freimuth on John Stevenson

Angie Hawk on Wally Swist

Cory Hodges on Lenard D. Moore

Michael Knowles on Alan Pizzarelli

Tony Lipka on Clark Strand

David Meyer on Akito Arima

Bruce Nielsen on Nicholas Virgilio

Laura Podeshci on Bernard Eindond

Diane Reasoner on Ed Reilly

Nicole Silverman on Death Haiku

Dan Temkin on Jeffrey Winke

Rachel Walker on Lidia Rozmus

Joanne Weise on MAY SKY
Concentration Camp Haiku


2004 reader response essays:

Lori Ade on Nicholas Virgilio

Vicki Ballentine on Gary Hotham

Ciara Buzan on John Stevenson

Nick Curry on Jack Kerouac

Penny Harman on Joanne Morcom

Jon Heise on Cor van den Heuvel

Megs Lewis on Masajo Suzuki

Kathy McDonald on Masajo Suzuki

Travis Meisenheimer on Gary Steinberg

Jill Patterson on Karen Sohne

Karen Reed on David Lloyd

Maureen Ritter on Caroline Gourlay

Rhonda Russell on Michael McClinktock

Jenny Schultz on Lee Gurga

Susan Tabor on Harr

Julie Shaver on Marlene Mountain

Katie Steimann on Bob Boldman

Laura Tucker on LeRoy Gorman

Tammy Wright on Michael Welch

 

 

Millikin University students enjoy reading primary texts and sharing their imaginative responses to them. We are pleased to share several of the reader response essays written.

Reader response essays availble on these authors:

R.C. Matsuo Allard
Eric Amann
Akito Arima 1
Akito Arima 2
Nick Avis
Mykel Board
Bob Boldman 1
Bob Boldman 2
Bob Boldman 3
Miriam Borne
Margaret Chula 1
Margaret Chula 2
Tom Clausen 1
Tom Clausen 2
Tom Clausen 3
Aubrie Cox
Betty Drevniok
André Duhaime
John Dunphy 1
John Dunphy 2
John Dunphy 3
Bernard Lionel Einbond 1
Bernard Lionel Einbond 2
Bernard Lionel Einbond 3
Jeanne Emrich
Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg
Dee Evetts 1
Dee Evetts 2
Bruce Feingold
Carlos Fleitas
Lorin Ford
Stanford Forrester
Garry Gay 1
Garry Gay 2
Garry Gay 3
Garry Gay 4
Garry Gay 5
Garry Gay 6
Garry Gay 7
Alan Gettis
Robert Gibson
Bud Goodrich
Carlos Colon
LeRoy Gorman
Caroline Gourlay 1
Caroline Gourlay 2
Lee Gurga 1
Lee Gurga 2
Lee Gurga 3
Lee Gurga 4
Lee Gurga 5
James W. Hackett 1
James W. Hackett 2
Lorraine Ellis Harr 1
Lorraine Ellis Harr 2
Lorraine Ellis Harr 3
Lorraine Ellis Harr 4
William Hart 1
William Hart 2
Penny Harter 1
Penny Harter 2
Penny Harter 3
Penny Harter 4
Gary Hotham 1
Gary Hotham 2
Clement Hoyt
Yatsuka Ishihara
Kobayashi Issa
Foster Jewell
Jorgen Johannson
Jack Kerouac 1
Jack Kerouac 2
Jack Kerouac 3
Jack Kerouac 4
Lori Laliberte-Carey
Elizabeth S. Lamb 1
Elizabeth S. Lamb 2
Elizabeth S. Lamb 3
Elizabeth Searle Lamb 4
David Lloyd 1
David Lloyd 2
David Lloyd 3
Horst Ludwig
Peggy Willis Lyles 1
Peggy Lyles 2
Peggy Lyles 3
Peggy Lyles4
Michael McClintock 1
Michael McClintock 2
Michael McClintock 3
Randy Brooks 1
Randy Brooks 2
Ryan Mecum 1
Ryan Mecum 2
Ryan Mecum 3
Scott Metz
Paul Miller
Carol Montgomery 1
Carol Montgomery 2
Lenard D. Moore 1
Lenard D. Moore 2
Joanne Morcom 1
Joanne Morcom 2
Marlene Mountain 1
Marlene Mountain 2
Marlene Mountain 3
Marlene Mountain 4
Ban'ya Natsuishi
Patricia Neubauer
Pamela Miller Ness
Carl Patrick
Bill Pauly 1
Bill Pauly 2
Alan Pizzarelli 1
Alan Pizzarelli 2
Alan Pizzarelli 3
Alan Pizzarelli 4
Francine Porad
Edward Rielly
Barbara Ressler
Raymond Roseliep 1
Raymond Roseliep 2
Raymond Roseliep 3
Bruce Ross
Alexis Rotella
Lidia Rozmus
Timothy Russell
Sonia Sanchez
Karen Sohne 1
Karen Sohne 2
O Mabson Southard 1
O Mabson Southard 2
O Mabson Southard 3
Robert Spiess
Gary Steinberg
John Stevenson 1
John Stevenson 2
John Stevenson 3
John Stevenson 4
John Stevenson 5
John Stevenson 6
John Stevenson 7
John Stevenson 8
Jeff Stillman
Clark Strand
Masajo Suzuki 1
Masajo Suzuki 2
Masajo Suzuki 3
Masajo Suzuki 4
Masajo Suzuki 5
Masajo Suzuki 6
George Swede 1
George Swede 2
George Swede 3
George Swede 4
George Swede 5
Wally Swist 1
Wally Swist 2
Wally Swist 3
Dietmar Tauchner
Kiyoko Tokutomi 1
Kiyoko Tokutomi 2
Vincent Tripi
Cor Van den Heuvel 1
Cor Van den Heuvel 2
Cor Van den Heuvel 3
Cor Van den Heuvel 4
Cor Van den Heuvel 5
Cor Van den Heuvel 6
Geert Verbeke
Anita Virgil
Nicholas Virgilio 1
Nicholas Virgilio 2
Nicholas Virgilio 3
Nicholas Virgilio 4
Nicholas Virgilio 5
Michael Dylan Welch 1
Michael Dylan Welch 2
Michael Dylan Welch 3
Michael Dylan Welch 4
Rod Willmot
Jeffrey Winke 1
Jeffrey Winke 2
Paul O. Williams
Rod Wilmott
John Wills 1
John Wills 2
John Wills 3
Richard Wright
Ruth Yarrow
Yoshiko Yoshino



2003 reader response essays:

Aaron Meyer on Lee Gurga

Alyson Ludek on Michael D. Welch

Amy Soderberg on Marlene Mountain

Bill Flowers on Alan Pizzarelli

Bri Hill on Peggy Lyles

Candace Golden on Alan Gettis

Christopher Bronke on Nicholas Virgilio

Courtney Ruffner on John Wills

Erin Osmus on Lori Laliberte-Carey

Jared Stahl on Timothy Russell

Jennifer Griebel on Bernard Einbond

Jessica May on George Swede

Julie Forehand on Karen Sohne

Keith Johansen on John Dunphy

Kelly Carruth on Lenard Moore

Lauren Taylor on Cor Van den Huevel

Liz Hattan on Garry Gay

Matt Whitsett on Tom Clausen

Michele LaBrose on Carol Montgomery

Miranad Baker on Betty Drevniok

Nathan Carden on Bud Goodrich

Paul Scherschel on Bruce Ross

Ryan Jones on Yatsuka Ishihara

Stacey Orr on John Stevenson

Tricia Scholl on Bill Pauly

Xiu Ying Zheng on Yoshiko Yoshino


2002 reader response essays:

Dorina Aguilar on John Stevenson

Heather Aymer on Penny Harter

Betsey Hart on Cor Van Den Heuvel

Kristin Card on Garry Gay

Erin Crow on Alan Pizzarelli

Jane Millikin on George Swede

Gia Drouzas on Michael Dylan Welch

Matt Eichhorn on Cor van den Heuvel

Mahrya Fulfer on Carlos Fleitas

Nikki Garry on Barbara Ressler

Alexis Iffert on John Dunphy

Andrew Kirchgesner on Lee Gurga

Shannon Kroner or Penny Harter

Natalie Kussart on Elizabeth S. Lamb

Joan Leach on Pamela Miller Ness

Justin Matthews on Paul Miller

Tonya Parrish on Lorraine Ellis Harr

Brock Peoples on O Mabson Southard

Bob Reed on Alan Pizzarelli

Meg Schleppenbach on Dee Evetts

Eric Sharp on Carl Patrick

Beth Stiner on Foster Jewell

JoDee Whitlock on Margaret Chula

Angie Williams on John Dunphy


2000-2001 reader response essays:

James Brett on Michael Welch

Kathleen Bernard on Margaret Chula

Nicole Bilyeu on John Stevenson

Mary Gamble on Gary Hotham

Mark Grizzard on Horst Ludwig

Melanie Hayes on Bill Pauly

Amanda Hill on George Swede

Katie Hill on Peggy Willis Lyles

Megan Klein on Jack Kerouac

Sarah Knutilla on R.C. Matsuo Allard

Kay Millikin on Vincent Tripi

Ed Morosini on Garry Gay

Adria Neapolitan on Michael McClintock

Jessalynn VanAusdall on Bob Boldman

Kathrin Walsch on Eric Amann

 


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