For the Love of Haiku
Check out these five poets who favor the form.
Bengaluru, India-based yogi and writer Bernie Gourley captures the city’s volatile monsoon weather in a series of free-form haiku: “trust old people | with umbrellas more than | the blue in the sky”
Haibun: The Feather
“You were once the pinnacle of aviation engineering, now less purposeful than you appear.”
Read a haibun from Marina Sofia at findingtimetowrite, in response to Haibun Monday at dVerse Poets.
Web developer Ben Dwyer has published a new haiku every day since March, 2015 — more than 1,000 days. Visit his archives at haiku.blog, where his march towards 2,000 haiku is already underway.
Haiku and photography by Melinda Green Harvey: Don’t be fooled by that / arrow: everything that counts / is on the other side.
In A Natural World
Melinda J. Irvine offers solace in the form of a haiku: when things seem crazy / stillness and simplicity / will allow silence