AHS Spring Equinox Haiku String 2020.

Thank you for your contributions to the AHS Spring Equinox Haiku String 2020 on ‘Early Spring’. The String is now closed for contributions, but please enjoy the haiku in the String. Contributors have come from Australia and many other countries, which is reflected in the diverse range of haiku.

The Australian Haiku Society welcomes contributions from haiku poets worldwide to the AHS Spring Equinox Haiku String 2020.

We will be holding a Haiku String during the day of the Southern Hemisphere Spring Equinox, which occurs in Australia on Tuesday, 22rd September 2020. The String will remain open for contributions until Friday 25th September to accommodate international poets who may wish to take part. Contributions may be made on the website during these dates (not before).

Spring Equinox Haiku String – Instructions

AHS invites you to share with us your original haiku or senryu on the theme of ‘Early Spring’. We invite you to explore a multiplicity of ideas in the String without necessarily using the words ‘early spring’.

The haiku will be linked by the subject Early Spring. It is not necessary for each haiku to relate to the one before it.

  1. Please contribute up to three of your best haiku or senryu.
  2. Haiku should be posted in the comment box at the end of the post. Click on the header to go to the full post and find the comment box.
  3. Haiku posted must be original work by the poet making the post. Please include your name below each haiku as you wish it to appear.

Posting your work in the AHS Spring Equinox Haiku String 2020 assumes the following:

Copyright of each haiku remains with the author. We request nonexclusive permission to publish your work on AHS website and to republish it in any future online collections on the AHS website.

xxxxxxfirst day of spring
xxxxxxon someone’s shoulders
xxxxxxa toddler

xxxxxxxxxxxxRob Scott

53 thoughts on “AHS Spring Equinox Haiku String 2020.”

  1. the thin skin of ice
    will be broken in the dawn
    heated by sunbeams

    temperature difference
    cause noises in the sunrise
    listening in bed

    black birds are singing
    wakes me up at four o’clock
    sublimely alarming

    Rolf Baum
    Uppsala, Sweden

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  2. first bright spring day
    banjos and whistles
    fill the pond
    *
    under the bridge
    fresh paint hides the graffiti
    first sign of spring
    *
    spring is on its way
    the rocket goes to seed
    my lawn needs cutting

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