AHS Winter Solstice Haiku String 2021

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The Australian Haiku Society welcomes contributions from haiku poets worldwide to the Winter Solstice Haiku String.

We will be holding this Haiku String during the day of the Southern Hemisphere Winter Solstice, occurring in Australia this year on Monday, 21st June, 2021. The String will remain open for contributions until Monday 28th June to accommodate international poets who may wish to take part.

Haiku String – Instructions

The AHS invites you to share with us your original, previously unpublished haiku or senryu on the theme of Food or Cooking.  We invite you to explore a multiplicity of ideas in the String without necessarily using the terms food or cooking, though you may if you wish.

The haiku will be linked by subject and theme, it is not necessary for each haiku to relate to the one before it.

1.Please contribute up to three of your best previously unpublished haiku or senryu.

2.Haiku should be posted in the comment box at the end of the post.

3.Each poem posted must be original work by the poet making the post. Please include your name below as you wish it to appear.

Posting your work in the AHS Winter Solstice String 2021 assumes the following:

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

winter blast —
the clattering bedlam
of baking dishes


Rob Scott

103 thoughts on “AHS Winter Solstice Haiku String 2021”

  1. Coffee
    The new drug
    Of choice.

    Warm apricot crumble
    Icecream on the side
    Autumn deliciousness

    Scrambled eggs
    My life
    Flipped upside down

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