HSA Nicholas Virgilio Memorial Award

Teachers, parents, young poets: You still have time to enter the 33nd Annual Nicholas Virgilio Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12.

Deadline: In hand by March 21, 2022 (US Date) [apologies for late notice]

Entries received after that date will not be accepted. 

Eligibility: Any student in grades 7 through 12 enrolled in school as of

September 2021 may enter. 

Regulations: Submit up to three haiku/senryu per student. 

For full details: check the HSA website:

Report on Bindii meeting 6.02.22

Julia, Stella, Steve, Lynette, Maeve and Kaarin met together on Zoom. We discussed the possibility of attending the upcoming Zoom meeting on International Haiku Day, April 17.

As previously arranged, we all brought examples of classic haiku and/or some of our favourites from the Snapshot Press collections. We also attempted our own haiku that evoked similar moods to the examples. Steve began with a haiku by Boncho, a student of Basho.

the dyeing tubs
dripping ceased
tree cricket

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