THF Survey Questions

The Haiku Foundation has a question this week, in a post by Jim Kacian,  about THF Bibliography, which Charles Trumbull began.

I was grateful to see my first chapbook, And So My Soul, in the list; illustrated by Charles A. Waugaman (1932 – 2010).  I published this book in 2001, and it would be 2014 before my second chapbook, Quiet Christmas Poetry.

Lake Michigan
thawing . . .
I pick up a pen again

(from And So My Soul)

Charles A. Waugaman was the editor of Time Of Singing for many years. 

Mayfly – Winter 2015

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

The new issue of Mayfly arrived (Issue 58, Winter 2015).  This print journal is edited by Randy & Shirley Brooks.

Please visit Brooks Books Haiku if you wish more information.  There is a special page for Mayfly.

I sent some poems for review and am grateful this haiku appears in the new issue.

seasons repeat
we tell the stories
we are given

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Something out of Nothing, Original Haiku of North American Poets, interpreted by Ion Codrescu

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Something out of Nothing, Original Haiku of North American Poets, interpreted by Ion Codrescu, was recently published by Red Moon Press (2014, Winchester VA, USA).  This beautiful book includes seventy-five haiga by Ion Codrescu.  Please read the description at Red Moon Press for more details.

There is one haiga per page.  Here are three pages from the book, printed here with permission from Ion Codrescu and Jim Kacian, who is the owner of Red Moon Press. All Rights Reserved.

AfterTheStoresHaiga

TimeInTheDarkHaiga2

SomeOldPineNeedlesHaiga

Haiku Lesson Plans at The Haiku Foundation

The Haiku Foundation has a new site, which is easy to navigate and read.  I’ve mentioned that I helped begin their education page, which includes the work of many people.

Jim Kacian is the editor for the education work.  Dave Russo is the web administrator for The Haiku Foundation.  They serve on the Board of Directors for the foundation.

The Haiku Lesson Plans are filed under RESOURCES. 

Post was updated on March 17, 2019.

Take-out Window: Haiku Society of America 2014 Members’ Anthology, Gary Hotham Editor

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Gary Hotham selected this haiku of mine for the 2014 Members’ anthology, from the Haiku Society of America.

morning prayer
water birds flying north
stay close to water

(Published first in SMILE, 67, 2012)

The cover design and illustrations are by Lidia Rozmus.

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Lidia Rozmus has a Web Studio at Brooks Books Haiku.

I enjoyed reading Spilled Milk: Haiku Destinies, by Gary Hotham (2010, Pinyon Publishing); with Paintings by Susan Elliott.

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