Meeting of SA Haiku Group
The SA Haiku Group met at the SA Writers Centre on Saturday 5 October 2009. One of our first decisions was to adopt a Haiku Name for the group. This had been the subject of extended debate over several months. The name Bindii has been chosen. We have also decided to refer to ourselves principally as Bindii, but add SA Japanese Poetry Forms Group where more explanation is required.
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sunlight pools in
last night’s dishes
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A new haiku/tanka journal has been started by Dick Whyte and Laurence
Stacey. The purpose of this journal is to explore current events and
news items through the poetic forms of haiku, senryu, tanka and kyoka.
There have been many attempts to marry the news with haiku poetry on
the internet, but as Liam Wilkinson wrote, “often using the 5-7-5
model… It’s the kind of thing to which serious writers, readers and
students of haiku and related forms would have a strong aversion.”
(read the rest of Liam’s article here:
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Ron Moss has continued his winning streak, taking out 2nd place in the 2009 HSA Harold G. Henderson Award. To read the results visit:
On behalf of everyone at Haiku Oz, I would like to congratulate Quendryth Young, whose haiku:
the lake creeps
under the fence
received an Honourable mention in Ito En.
On behalf of everyone at Haiku Oz, I would like to extend my congratulations to Ron Moss for his recent success in taking out first prize in the With Words International Online Haiku Competition with his haiku: