Australian Haiku Society Spring Haiga Kukai Results
Results for the Spring Haiga Kukai have been announced with comments by Ron Moss. Once again we thank Ron for the wonderful images and for his thoughtful consideration in making selections. Continue reading “Members’ News October 2018”
Spinning on our axis, flying silently around our star, swept along in a spiral arm of The Milky Way twirling in a universe expanding at an ever increasing rate, the spring equinox slips behind us and so too our little haiga kukai. Thank you so much to all who participated, your contributions make it what it is and thank you once again to Ron Moss for supplying these wonderful images. Feel free to revisit all contributions from the seasonal and non-seasonal categories. Results will be posted to the website as soon as they become available.
Continue reading “Members’ News September 2018”
On Thursday 23rd August, four haiku poets: Margaret Mahony, Vanessa Proctor, Carol Reynolds and Catherine Smith performed at the Auburn Botanic Gardens as part of the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival.
Continue reading “Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival, 2018”
From where I sit rainbow lorikeets are busy feeding on the nectar of orange and gold grevillia flowers, butcher birds are more boisterous than usual and blue-faced honey eaters are most assertively putting my poor cat in his place. All this can only mean one thing; we are approaching the Spring Equinox occurring this year on the 23rd of September in the southern hemisphere. Stay tuned for an announcement of our next Haiku Kukai to celebrate this event.
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Welcome to our Members’ News for July. Thank you once again to those who sent in items of interest, that is always appreciated.
Congratulations Cloudcatchers on their 50th!
Meeting for their fiftieth seasonal ginko was indeed an occasion for celebration. They met at Torakina Park by the mouth of the Brunswick River where the first Cloudcatcher gathering took place on 5 December 2005. What a splendid bounty of haiku they have given us over the years – an inspiration to us all.
You can revisit the celebration (Cloudcatcher style) here
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The Winter Solstice is now behind us and so too our Haiku String. A sincere thank you to everyone who took part, your contributions are much appreciated. Such an event is an occasion for welcomed creative output and it is always interesting to see the diversity and range of offerings. You can revisit the Winter Solstice collection here
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Welcome to our May news on this first day of June.
Winter Solstice Haiku String
The shortest day is fast approaching. This year the Southern Hemisphere Winter Solstice takes place on Thursday 21st June. The Australian Haiku Society will be holding our annual Winter Solstice String and we would very much like haiku poets from Australian and around the world to participate. More information about the String will be posted on the website nearer the date of the Solstice.
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On Saturday, 12th May 2018, a large number of poets and other interested people retreated from the congestion of Saturday morning traffic to the quiet upstairs room at the Beecroft Children’s Bookshop. They were gathered to celebrate the launch of Beverley George’s latest book Only in Silence and also the #24 edition of Eucalypt: A Tanka Journal, editor Julie Thorndyke. Continue reading “Launch of Only in Silence and Eucalypt 24”