witness tree is the latest haiku collection by American poet, paul m. The book was edited by John Barlow and published by Snapshot Press in 2020. paul m. is the pen name of Paul Miller who, apart from being a widely published and anthologised poet, is also an editor and essayist. Since 2013, he has… Read More witness tree by paul m.
For several years, a group of haiku writers has been meeting at The Oaks Brasserie in Canberra. Set under stands of mature oak, cypress and other trees, the venue is perfect for the discussion of haiku and other Japanese forms of poetry. During 2021, our group decided it was time to publish an anthology of… Read More Haiku @ The Oaks Anthology
The Awakened One: Buddha-Themed Haiku from Around the World is a new anthology edited by Adjei Agyei-Baah and Gabriel Rosenstock. The book is published by Poetry Chaikhana. This lovely collection pairs poems by the Japanese haiku masters with poems by contemporary writers from around the world. Each section of the book is introduced with words… Read More The Awakened One: Buddha-Themed Haiku
For several years, delightful teabags featuring haiku by Vanessa Proctor and myself have been available from Monji Tea (located on the Gold Coast, Australia). Tanya from Monji Tea has now expanded her product range and rebranded her business as the Inspirational Tea Co. You can see from Tanya’s website that her range now includes tea,… Read More Monji Tea Haiku: Special Offer
breaking my journey, has been reviewed by two respected poets from New Zealand: Sandra Simpson has posted a review on her website while a review by Patricia Prime has been included in the widely-read New Zealand journal, Kokako. You can read the full review by Sandra Simpson here. This is some of what Sandra had… Read More breaking my journey: reviews from New Zealand
Ron C. Moss is a renowned Australian poet and artist. His interest in Asian philosophy has led him to write award-winning haiku and pursue a variety of art forms including sumi-e (ink paintings) and Zenga (Zen inspired painting). Ron also produces abstract watercolour, photography and digital art. Many examples of Ron’s haiku and art are… Read More Ron C. Moss: Haiku and Art
Established in 1969, Modern Haiku is one of the world’s longest running English-language haiku journals. The most recent issue of Modern Haiku, Volume 52.2 (Summer 2021), included a review of my collection, breaking my journey (Red Moon Press). In part, Modern Haiku reviewer, Michele Root-Bernstein, had this to say about breaking my journey: Gregory Piko… Read More Modern Haiku reviews ‘breaking my journey’
Dick Pettit, from Denmark, contacted me last year asking whether I would like to collaborate with him in writing a haiku shuffle. We subsequently wrote a poem titled Harbour Beacon which was published earlier this year in the New Zealand journal, Kokako, #34. As you can see in my previous posts about the haiku shuffle… Read More Harbour Beacon