For New Year 2012 (13) : Haibun by Roberta Beary, USA

  On December 20, 2011, Patricia Lidia in Romania, kindly presented a haiku calendar to us. The haiku calendar was made by Ioana Dinescu and Constanta Erca in Romania. Here is a photo of the month June.       firefighter garden – an old man calmly sprinkles the dahlia’s red                                       Edward Tara   消防士の庭 … Continue reading For New Year 2012 (13) : Haibun by Roberta Beary, USA

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Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (7)

  Paul Terence Conneally (born 1959 in Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a poet, artist and musician based in Loughborough,UK. On June 4, 2011, Paul Conneally posted his message on my Facebook page, telling about  Japan Earthquake Fundraising Event - Derby Roundhouse 5th June Celebrate Japanese Culture at The Roundhouse Derby       Only £3 … Continue reading Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (7)

International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 5)

  The last day, we received a mail of congratulations on the New Year’s festival from William Sorlien’s rabbit in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. The rabbit says, “Thank you for celebrating the Rabbit Year at a great party.”       And at last the rabbits went back home, leaving their message.       … Continue reading International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 5)

Haiku by Roberta Beary for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (1)

  Int'l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 has just started on May 12 on the website of the Akita International Haiku Network in Akita, Northern Honshu, Japan. At the same time 2010 Bath Japanese Festival , our sister festival, has begun and gives Festival Launch Party in Bath, UK, this evening. Masuda Aika(桝田愛佳), a haiga painter, … Continue reading Haiku by Roberta Beary for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (1)

Alan Summers’ Travelogue on World Haiku Festival 2002 (Part 2)

  First of all, we post the latter part of Alan Summers’ Travelogue on World Haiku Festival 2002. As we mentioned in the former part, Alan Summers is founder / tutor of With Words which promotes the love of words through a number of inclusive literacy and literature events; courses; activities; workshops; writing walks; and … Continue reading Alan Summers’ Travelogue on World Haiku Festival 2002 (Part 2)