The Fringe Myrtles welcomed the new year at our first meeting for 2021 held on the last day of February. It was hoped that the group could meet face-to-face for the first time in almost a year, but due to the recent, sudden and unexpected lockdown, we were once again forced indoors. Fingers-crossed, we can be in each other’s physical company soon.
among jacaranda petals
— spring again
the postman speeds
past my house
st valentine’s day
Time: 11am – 4pm, Saturday 1 February, 2020
Venue: Immigration Museum 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Bid farewell to the long-running exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World with a day of multilingual poetry hosted by members of the Australian Haiku Society. A number of poets who attended the opening of the exhibition will be there for the occasion. Continue reading “HAIKU HANGOUT AT THE IMMIGRATION MUSEUM”
The Australian Haiku Society (AHS) was invited to take part in The Melbourne Writer’s Festival this year. As a Victorian representative, I was contacted by Janel Yau, project manager at the Melbourne Immigration Museum who asked if we would be able to assist people write haiku and run an open stage reading featuring their work.
Continue reading “Melbourne Writer’s Festival”
A number of poets will be reading haiku during the Melbourne Writers Festival at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne on the evening of September the 5th. If you would like to leave your mark in the haiku form alongside resident poets as a participating reader in this event please contact Myron Lysenko for further details.
a guard’s boot
crushes the wildflower
As part of the Melbourne Spoken Word Festival, Myron Lysenko will be leading a haiku workshop on Sunday 14th July.
Myron has been teaching contemporary haiku since the end of the twentieth century. He will show examples of haiku and will teach you how to compose haiku and how to use specific techniques to achieve this. If you are in Melbourne this weekend take the opportunity to learn more about the art and craft of contemporary haiku.
You can find more details and book for the workshop here Continue reading “Writing Haiku – workshop this weekend!”
Chamber Poets #67 invite you to celebrate International Haiku Day with them a few days early this year at their next monthly reading
Saturday 13 April 1 – 4pm
Woodend RSL Sub-Branch
32 Anslow St. Woodend Victoria 3442 Continue reading “Chamber Poets #67”