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Viral 1.1

Virals is a section in which one person choses a haiku by another person and comments on that haiku. Then the author of that haiku is invited to select a haiku by someone else and comment on that poem, and…

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Virals

Welcome to Virals. There are a few different aspects to this section. First, I will introduce a much loved and appreciated poem (haiku/senryu) and provide some commentary on it. Next, and here is where the section gets fun, I invite…

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Envoy 1 (part 1)

Envoys is a section that is devoted to looking at individual, non-English haiku from the 20th and 21st centuries. For an introduction to this section, see Envoys. .............................................................................................................................................................................. Envoy 1 (part 1) by Scott Metz When it came to my…

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Envoys

Envoys is a section that will be devoted to looking at individual, non-English haiku from the 20th and 21st century. With the help of others, and you the reader, I hope to shed light on these poems by presenting not…

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Welcome to The Haiku Foundation

Great Things in Small Beginnings Welcome to The Haiku Foundation. This project is the tangible evidence of three years’ thought and hundreds of conversations. The belief that haiku needed an organization such as this sprung up from a conversation with…

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Welcome to troutswirl

Welcome to troutswirl, the official blog for The Haiku Foundation. Since this is my first posting for troutswirl, I would like to share a number of my own personal wishes and goals for the blog, as well as my reasons…

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A Haiku Bibliography

For many years, Charles Trumbull, the editor of Modern Haiku, has been working toward a complete bibliography of works of and about haiku and related short-form poetry in English and other Western languages. The Haiku Foundation is happy to make…

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Montage: A Haiku Gallery

Allan Burns will provide a weekly offering of haiku in a feature called Montage, which will compare the work of different, often disparate, poets in accordance with a theme or technique which links them. Read More >> You can use…

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