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For anyone feeling renku withdrawal symptoms, a kasen has started at The Haiku Foundation. The Pilgrims’ Stride is being led by John Stevenson.
Dear Friend I am very sorry to have to tell you that John died yesterday [January 1]. As you probably know he had been very very ill for four years. He dealt with his pain with tremendous courage and dignity. … Continue reading
Very pleased to share that a nuijin linked verse – Early Morning Heat – written on the Issa’s Snail website has been placed First in the 2013 Einbond competition run by the Haiku Society of America. The 20-verse poem was … Continue reading
I recently received some fantastic news – Sandra Simpson’s collection of haiku breath has just been released! For details other then the hints I’ve taken from Sandra’s site below, just click on the link above breath is the realisation of … Continue reading
Our Winter Junicho is finally complete! (or very damn close) Have a look here A new Renku will open up in the near year. Check out the Schedule page to see who’s already signed up and add your name!
Keep an eye on the site, a new renku is about to begin. Led by the wonderful NZ poet Sandra Simpson (many of you will know her and her work from haiku and renku circles) it’s going to be a … Continue reading
Poetry Park – Phalen Lake As a blogger inspired initiative to honor the spirit and sacrifices of the people in Japan’s stricken Tohoku region, we are pleased to announce Cities of Green Leaves Ginko-no-Kukai May 14 and 15, 2011 We … Continue reading
At the link provided is information on a new style of Junicho that I have been working on with John Carley. Thanks to his most excellent input, it’s ready to trial and we’d love to do so here. John will … Continue reading