from the rice
from the rice
I’d like to wish all AHS members a safe and peaceful holiday season, especially in these trying times of drought, bush fire and extreme weather conditions in Australia. Our thoughts go out to all affected and also to the brave firefighters who are working so hard to keep us safe.
President, Australian Haiku Society
On Thursday 22nd August, a mild and rather blustery day, four haiku poets gathered at the Auburn Botanic Gardens to represent the AHS at the 2019 Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival. Reading haiku were Vanessa Proctor, Carol Reynolds, Margaret Ruckert and Willem Tibben.
A group of poets, led by Vanessa Proctor, AHS President, will be reading haiku at the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival at the Auburn Botanic Gardens on Thursday 22nd August at 11am. The reading will take place in the rain forest area and will be followed by a ginko and the opportunity to write haiku. All are welcome to attend this event which is free for seniors, children and those who live in the Cumberland Council region. Continue reading “AHS Haiku Readings and Ginko at the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival, 22nd August”
the yellow squares of grass
where summer was
On Thursday 23rd August, four haiku poets: Margaret Mahony, Vanessa Proctor, Carol Reynolds and Catherine Smith performed at the Auburn Botanic Gardens as part of the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival.
the way that little girl skipped
when her mum said yes