New Haiku in AHG & a Memoriam for John Carley

I suspect I’ve written posts about Haibun Today and A Hundred Gourds each March over the last couple of years – but here we are again with new issues!

Haibun Today‘s latest has heaps of great pieces, one of my favs is by Lynn Wohlwend – check it out here.

A Hundred Gourds includes one of my haiku right here – which I couldn’t find at first because I’m hopeless I think! Luckily editor Lorin Ford reminded me of the index 🙂

HEAPS of great stuff there, where I also wanted to draw your attention to the Memoriam for John Carley, a generous, witty man and someone I, along with many others, considered a mentor in the renku world. He is missed though thankfully his work will not be forgotten.

Thank you, John.

A Haibun & Haiku Update

heron1Today I wanted to share some acceptances and also some submission openings in the haiku/haibun world. Most recently I was lucky enough to have pieces accepted at both Haibun Today and The Heron’s Nest.

First, here’s a winter themed haibun and then a haiku in the opposite season!

Browsing over at the latest Heron’s Nest there’s you’ll find a lot of great haiku – I especially enjoyed this one from Lorin Ford:

last quarter moon—
the scrape of a blade
on the whetstone

and this one from Chad Lee Robinson:

a distant cloud
dragging rain—
the swish of horse tails

It’s also worth checking out the latest issue of A Hundred Gourds – heaps of great haiku, haibun and renku there. This one I love from Raj K. Bose:

storm clouds
not knowing
my future

Submissions for all three journals are open now/closing soon:

ahundredgourds
haibuntoday
theheron’snest