For the second time this month, Australian haiku poet Jo McInerney has been the winner of the weekly ‘re: Virals’ competition on The Haiku Foundation website: Jo’s response to a haiku by Charles Easter – ‘dry heat’ – can be found below.
In the meantime, however, Jo has again been given the chance – as the latest weekly winner – to choose a haiku to which other readers could respond: following on from her selection of Lorin Ford’s ‘cellophane’ one-liner, earlier in January, this time Jo has selected a further monostich from another Australian haiku poet, Janice M. Bostok –
envelope my thumb opens the seal of his tongue
For posting on Friday morning (Eastern US Time), responses to Janice’s one-liner would need to have been received online by midnight Tuesday (New York).
Guidelines for contributing through the THF’s Contact Box – using a subject header of ‘re: Virals’ – can be found through this link: