Blog Review – 1,000 Posts

Thanks to WordPress for the notifications. I had not realized this site had reached 1,000 posts. My post today continues the review I began yesterday.

The titles in this post link to the original posts here at Haiku Art Site, which in turn link to the other sites and content mentioned.

Hope you enjoy the past posts – and discover other sites and haiku resources that may be new for you today.

“In the acorn lies the Oak” – this saying is from a vintage drawing by William Walker at Reusable Art. I am grateful for the public domain art sites.

Thanks to all the editors, artists, and publishers in general. And how amazing that vintage art can be shared again online. I learn more about art history.

Mann Library’s Daily Haiku – edited by Tom Clausen. In the post I mention this good resource for haiku.

The Archives there are organized by author and month.

This Creative Notes post links to a haiku book by Margarita Engle that you can read at The Haiku Foundation (THF). The introduction at THF is by Garry Eaton.

You may also wish to visit The Haiku Foundation Forums.

In a future post, I’ll review some of my haiku and tanka so far, along with other resources that may be of interest and useful to you. 

Thank you,
Ellen Grace Olinger

Images are courtesy of Reusable Art.

The Haiku Foundation Libraries and Book of the Week

THF Celebration Fortnight – Day 8 post, by Jim Kacian, honors The Haiku Foundation hard copy and digital libraries.  These celebration posts include a lot of information.

Garry Eaton is the Digital Librarian at The Haiku Foundation.

This year I wrote these lesson plans for all ages, that help parents, teachers, and others discover the resources at THF.  Thanks to Jim Kacian for designing and publishing the new lessons at The Haiku Foundation Education Resources.

Using Poems from Book of the Week

Using Poems from The Haiku Foundation Digital Library

Ellen Grace Olinger

Sharing Haiku Lesson 2 – The Haiku Foundation Digital Library

Jim Kacian and I completed a new lesson plan:

Sharing Haiku Lesson 2 – The Haiku Foundation Digital Library.

I will keep this post short, and hope you can look at the plan if you are interested.  It lists the 7 collections in THF Digital Library, and the lesson features a book by Ion Codrescu.  Garry Eaton is the volunteer librarian.

The Haiku Foundation is non-profit.

Thank you

Ellen Grace Olinger

re:Virals 10 at THF

Jim Kacian’s post for re: Virals 10 includes the comment I sent to The Haiku Foundation, using their contact box.  There are specific guidelines in Jim’s post.

The verse I quote from Ecclesiastes 3: 11 is the theme for my blogs: every thing beautiful in his time.

Garry Eaton is the winner this week, and he chose a beautiful poem by Peggy Willis Lyles for commentary this time.