Nourish Poetry: Issue 1

Earlier this year, EGW Publishing from California in the USA released the first issue of a new journal: Nourish Poetry.     Issue 1 of Nourish Poetry offers more than 80 pages of contemporary poems plus 25 pages of haiku, showcasing an international line-up of poets. The collection is headlined by Juan Felipe Herrera who… Read More Nourish Poetry: Issue 1

The Haiku Shuffle

In late 2017, the Canberra-based Haiku @ The Oaks writing group was discussing various ways to present haiku in a live situation. Inspired by the ideas from this meeting, I applied a variation of these thoughts to writing a haiku style poem – a form I now like to call the haiku shuffle. Back in 2017,… Read More The Haiku Shuffle

Out of India, Out of the Ordinary

Dr Santosh Kumar has edited a new collection titled Haiku: A Concise Anthology (Cyberwit.net, Allahabad, India). The anthology presents five haiku by each of 40 poets from more than 20 countries, including countries not often represented in English-language collections. For example, you will find haiku from Estonia, Cameroon, Israel, Brazil, Nepal, Vietnam and Montenegro.    … Read More Out of India, Out of the Ordinary