Sunday 25th July
7 pm to 10 pm
The Fringe Gallery
94 Bawdan Street Willagee
(opposite Webber Reserve)
A multimedia presentation of the contemporary haiga and haiku of Maureen Sexton and Amanda Joy.
Plus Butoh/Taboo dance performance by Roeli Joosten.
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Sunday 15th August 2010, Wild Fig Jam Cottage
What is haiku? Why has it become so popular?
Part I of this workshop will run from 10 am – 12 noon and will address the following topics:
a brief history of haiku
stopping the mind chatter
are syllables important?
fragment and phrase theory
techniques for writing haiku
the stillness –
soaking into stones
— Matsuo Basho
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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Entries must be previously unpublished.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.
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Creatrix Poetry Journal now has a haiku section and is online.
The founding members are: Maureen Sexton, John Bird and Nicholas Barwell. The editor for the haiku section is Maureen Sexton.
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On Monday 1st September 2008, during National Poetry Week 2008, I was fortunate to attend a Haiku Workshop organised by the City of Perth Library, and held in the Library in Hay Street, Perth.
The workshop was skilfully presented by Maureen Sexton. Maureen is the WA Regional Representative for HaikuOz, the Secretary of WA Poets Inc, and has been published both in Australia and abroad.
The 2 hour workshop was one of several events organised by the City of Perth Library. The other events included a Haiku Competition, a Haiku Display and two Poetry Sessions with local poets. The winners of the Haiku Competition were announced the morning of the workshop.
We enjoyed an interesting and informative introduction to Haiku. We listened with enthusiasm as we learnt about its history and pioneers.
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