The results for the Australian Haiku Society Haiga Kukai for both seasonal and non-seasonal categories have been announced and can be accessed in these links along with the judge’s comments. Once again a special thank you to Ron Moss for supplying these wonderful images and for adjudicating the kukai; much appreciated. Continue reading “Members’ News, July 2019”
The Australian Haiku Society Winter Solstice Haiga Kukai for 2019 has come to a close and we sincerely thank all those who took part. A special thank you to Ron Moss who has once again generously given us the benefit of his creative talents in providing us with two images for the Kukai. He is now immersed in the selection process. You can revisit all entries for both the seasonal and non-seasonal categories by clicking on these links. Continue reading “Members’ News June 2019”
The Australian Haiku Society is pleased to announce the Winter Solstice Haiga Kukai conducted by Ron C. Moss. As usual there will be a seasonal and non-seasonal category in which participants may offer a haiku verse to accompany images created by Ron. The Winter Solstice occurs in Australia on the 22nd of June this year so stay tuned for further details. Continue reading “Members’ News, May 2019”
Welcome to our news for April and thank you to all who sent in items of interest.
Haiku is celebrated in a myriad ways around the world everyday though April 17th designated International Haiku Poetry Day has come and gone and with it a number of events and celebrations to mark the occasion.
The haiku poets of Watersmeet Hobart made a haiku window at Fullers Bookshop in Collins Street to celebrate the day.
Welcome to our February Newsletter. Thank you once again to all who sent in items of interest to share. Can you believe it, March already! We are approaching the Autumn Equinox occurring for us on the 21st of March. We are in the process of planning a Haiku String open to poets around the world. Stay tuned for further information. Continue reading “Members’ News February 2019”
Welcome back to our website for 2019. We trust that you have had a restful holiday season. Many areas in Australia have just experienced the hottest December and January on record and the bushfire season is continuing to be especially fierce. Some parts of the country are still afflicted with drought while others are suffering due to flooding. We hope that all our members, both in Australia and around the world, are safe. During these increasingly uncertain times poetry, and haiku in particular, can help us interpret and express our experiences and share them with others. We have an exciting year ahead of us at the AHS so please take part in our online and local events. This year, more than ever, we look forward to furthering our mission of promoting the enjoyment of haiku within Australia and beyond its shores.
President, Australian Haiku Society
Many thanks for supporting the Australian Haiku Society this year by visiting our website, reading our posts and taking part in our Haiku Strings and Kukai. Our membership is steadily growing and Australian haiku is going from strength to strength. I would like to thank everyone who has continued to share news of their meetings and ginkos with fellow haiku poets and encouraged the enjoyment of haiku. Our Society couldn’t function without the hard work and dedication of our office bearers, in particular Lyn Reeves as Vice President, Simon Hanson as Secretary and Lynette Arden as Webmaster. Our Committee will be taking a break to rest and regenerate until the beginning of February. Wishing you all a very safe, peaceful and creative 2019. I’m excited to see the fine new haiku that the coming year is sure to bring.