This spring night United under the same Big moon 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: “Travel 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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thebritishhaikusociety Some include: Stepping Stones: a way into haiku, by Martin Lucas and Haiku: one breath poetry, by Naomi Wakan. What is your favorite book of haiku?
https://sites.google.com/site/worldhaikureview2/autumn-2020-issue/shintai-haiku-page-2 My haiku: A pond full of mud Above the water’s surface The lotus flower
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: http://www.nahaiwrimo.com 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. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08NH3V163/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_nErSFbJF6VS9E
One of my haiku was featured in The Asahi Shimbun: Snow falling quickly On the bamboo tree forest The red dragonfly http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/13066616
One of my haiku will appear in the next issue of the Asahi Haikuist Network (Jan 31). http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ202001170004.html
Ancient monuments Humankind’s heritage sites Our own history
Modern and ancient Behind the sun-kissed towers A Portuguese Fort