Category Archives: English language haiku

nothing in the window . . .

After a month of procrastination, I finally ordered and just received my copy of nothing in the window: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku–the 17th volume in editor Jim Kacian’s annual Red Moon Press series honoring the previous calendar year’s … Continue reading

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A word (or two) about monostich . . .

  giving voice to my night coyotes Modern Haiku, vol. 43.1, Winter/Spring 2012 I’ve recently started trying my hand at monostich, or one-line haiku–the English-language version of the Japanese practice of writing haiku in one horizontal line across the page.  Some months ago … Continue reading

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But is it haiku? . . .

     The jars of octopus– brief dreams      under the summer moon.                                                   –Bashō (trans., Robert Hass) Much of what I’ve done so far on this blog is not, strictly speaking, haiku.  After all, where’s the obligatory season word–the kigo?  For that … Continue reading

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