Ginko with Lysenko #5

Host: Myron Lysenko

Date: Sunday, July 27, 2008
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Flinder St. Station Intersection
Street: cnr Flinders St. & Swanston St.
City/Town: Melbourne, Australia

Contact Info Phone: 93874323


Meet in the public bar of Young & Jackson’s at 10.45am.

Write haiku in the street, at the station and in the cathedral, following specified techniques.

Feedback can be given on all haiku written.

Bring notebook and biro.

Cost $15.


Haiku, Erotiku, Rooku & Footyku

Sunday August 10th 2008, 5-7pm. At DANTES, Gertrude Street Fitzroy.
Featured Readers: Paul Skec, Michael de Valle, Emilie Zoe Baker, Lia Hills, Michelle Leber, Rob Scott, Sue Stanford, Matt Hetherington, Carla Sari, Maurice McNamara, Kevin Brophy, Myron Lysenko. Plus Open Section.Its back! The big hit from previous Overload festivals. Short bubble bursts from a contemporary Basho heaven. Come along and soothe your busy mind by listening to a mesmerising variety of short form poetry.Enquiries: Myron Lysenko 03-9387 4323

Members’ Publications: Lorin Ford

a wattle seedpod – published by Post Pressed 2008

109 haiku by Lorin Ford, original cover art by Ron Moss
ISBN 978-1921214-34-9, 36pp, AU$10.00 + p&p

Mini-review by Jane Reichhold :

My copy of a wattle seedpod just arrived yesterday and though I will be reviewing it in the October issue of Lynx I wanted you to have my first impressions.

Continue reading “Members’ Publications: Lorin Ford”

Book Launch ­­– a wattle seedpod

Haiku Events: Book Launch ­­– a wattle seedpod

Lorin Ford’s first collection of haiku, a wattle seedpod, will be launched on Friday, 25th July 2008 by Kris Hemensley, receiver of The Christopher Brennan Award for poetry, at Melbourne’s best-loved poetry bookshop, Collected Works.

Launch details:
Book cover, a sample page and mini-reviews by Ferris Gilli, Beverley George and Lyn Reeves are available for viewing at:
a wattle seedpod is available from Post Pressed or contact Lorin at

Haiku events – Victoria August 6


Sue Stanford’s English language haiku
launched by Myron Lysenko
MC Lia Hills
with Guy Harris on guitar
Auditorium of the Japanese Studies Centre
(Bld 54, the grey building west of the bus loop)
Clayton Campus, Monash University
1:00 for 1:10
Wednesday 6th August

Plus Hiroshima Day Commemoration
with Hideko Nakamura

July 08, 2008

More news from W.A.

Perth haiku poet Maureen Sexton, has had nine haiku published on the Swan River Trust’s new River Guardians website.  The River Guardian website relates to the Swan and Canning Rivers, which flow through the suburbs of Perth.