By Samar Ghose
Paperbark Haiku (formerly Mari Warabiny) had its Spring Haiku Gathering and Ginko on Wednesday the 14th of November 2018. The selected location was The Ruth Faulkner Public Library and its surrounding gardens in The City of Belmont in Perth, Western Australia which enjoys a 34 year long sister city relationship with Adachi-ku, a special ward of Tokyo, Japan where there stands a statue of Haiku Master Matsuo Basho. Continue reading “Paperbark Haiku Ginko”
Mari Warabiny Haiku Group has changed its name! We are now called Paperbark Haiku.
The linking of ‘paper’ and ‘bark’ is a connection to nature, and its fragility juxtaposes well with the longevity of the written word. Or as Tash Adams said “paper bark … for me has a 2nd meaning, like a barking piece of paper… or something on the paper that speaks” The peeling away of the bark can be likened to the peeling away of the layers of meaning within haiku. Continue reading “Name Change for Mari Warabiny”
Perth Workshop: Haiku – Sensing the image
Maureen Sexton will hold a free workshop in Perth on 2 September: Haiku – Sensing the image. The short, long and short of it!
In this workshop, we will examine the ‘what is’ and ‘how to’ of haiku.
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• Haiku and Senryu will be accepted.
• Entries must be previously unpublished.
• Adult entries are limited to 5 per entrant and must all be on one A4 paper.
• Student entries are limited to 3 per entrant and must all be on one A4 paper.
• The name of the poet must be included at the bottom of the page.
• A separate contact sheet must have name and contact details.
• The contact sheet must also list the first line of each poem.
• Font size to be at least 22pt. Any style is acceptable.
• Entries will be judged purely on the text.
• Any pictures or decorations must fit on the page with the Haiku.
Entries close Thurs 23 August, 5 pm. Winners listed Mon 3 September.
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Haiku Submission Guidelines
The Creatrix Haiku Editor is Rose van Son.
The Creatrix selectors for haiku are Rose van Son, Meryl Manoy, Amanda Joy, and Gary De Piazzi.
To avoid disappointment, please follow the submission guidelines.
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Haiku – One Moment Please
8 Week Course with Maureen Sexton
Every Tuesday evening 25th October to 13th December, 7 pm to 9.30 pm
Every Wednesday afternoon 19th October to 7th December, 12.30 pm to 3 pm
Where: The Art House, 63 Railway Avenue, Kelmscott (walking distance from Kelmscott train station
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Thank you very much to all the Haiku entrants!
All entries will be on display in the Library 29th August – 10th September
1st Prize: Helen Davison
2nd Prize: Meryl Manoy
3rd Prize: Cynthia Rowe
Highly Commended: Rose van Son
Commended: Nathalie Buckland
Special mention: Dawn Bruce
A very special thank you to Maureen Sexton, WA HaikuOZ representative, for undertaking the judging again this year.
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Sunday 29th August
4 pm to 6 pm
City Farm, East Perth
Join Maureen Sexton, Amanda Joy, members of the Mari Warabiny haiku group and others for an introduction to haiku followed by a ginko (haiku walk) and sharing of haiku. This is a free event.
For more information contact Maureen 0435 024 616 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WA Poets Inc presents: paths made by water
a journey through haiga, haiku and butoh/taboo dance, followed by open readings (all forms of poetry). Music by The Book of Reel and Geordie Batey.
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