This spring night
United under the same
This is my first nontraditional haiku. This time I did not follow the 5-7-5 form, that I followed in my first collection of haiku: “
How do you prefer to write your haiku? I welcome your feedback!
The British Haiku Society is dedicating the month of February to haiku books. Visit their Facebook page to discover new collections of haiku:
Stepping Stones: a way into haiku, by Martin Lucas and Haiku: one breath poetry, by Naomi Wakan. What is your favorite book of haiku?
Travel Haiku is also available in paperback (on Amazon).
NaHaiWriMo (National Haiku Writing Month) will start in 2 days! Visit the following website for more information:
Do you write haiku? What inspires to write haiku?
My new book Travel Haiku is now available in Kindle format! It contains 40 of the haiku poems that I have written during my years in Japan, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the United States. I hope you will enjoy reading them.
Ancient towns and traditions
Kingdom of two seas
One of my haiku was featured in The Asahi Shimbun:
Snow falling quickly
On the bamboo tree forest
The red dragonfly
One of my haiku will appear in the next issue of the Asahi Haikuist Network (Jan 31).
Should I self-publish my collection of haiku poems or find a literary agent? According to this article
https://www.writersdigest.com/publishing-insights/how-to-find-a-literary-agent-finding-agents-appropriate-for-your-writing we should find a literary agent who represents our writing genre and follow his or her submission guidelines. I would like to publish my first collection of haiku, which are related to travel and culture, through the traditional publishing route. I will keep you posted!