A compendium of different Haiku, Haibun and Photo Haiku books, contests and websites.
Art and literature lovers, culture and language junkies - join me and some amazing global group of artists and writers for the Luz Del Mes Tri-Anthology Virtual Conference Oct. 31- Nov. 1.
The Torii Gate approaching Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine on the Kumano Kodo, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Haibun of a visit to the Kumano Kodo and passing through the Meoto-Sugi,8 00-year-old Husband and Wife cedar trees on the way to Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine
Keep calm and read some haiku by the Japanese poet Matsuo Bashō as translated by Jeff Robbins of Basho4humanity;
A selection of new Haiku books and e-books from independent publishers around the world.
When I first moved to Japan in the summer of 2017, the heat was brutal, especially in the cities. I had exhausted myself visiting shrines and temples in Kyoto, so I decided to stay close to our Shinmachi, Osaka neighborhood. There was a plethora of these sacred places within a few blocks radius. A gentle … Continue reading Photo Haiku – Chrysanthemums
Inner Connections of the Liquid Sky 43 Haiku and a Mythical Poem from the Kojiki by Maria Paptzelou and Masashi Nakamura is available as an Ebook.
Watch the video of the Kyoto Exhibition that celebrates 170th Anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn's Birth made by Masashi Nakamura of Japan.
A variety of opportunities to appreciate and write haiku poetry are to be found in Japan. A few of my favorite experiences, from the Arashiyama Bamboo forest composure strolls to books, to haiku competitions.