Yarra Haiku Poets is a new regular event to be held every second month in Melbourne and surrounding areas.
The intention is to encourage poets to meet, discuss and share haiku related topics in a social setting.
According to Wikipedia, the Yarra river was a meeting place for indigenous Australians and the name Yarra was a mistranslation of the Wurrundjeri term Yarro-yarro meaning “ever flowing”. This term aptly also represents the diversity, creativity and pleasure we enjoy with our involvement in haiku.
These events are open to any interested individual whether established poet or new to the genre. Continue reading “Yarra Haiku Poets”