Online internet courses by Call of the Page

Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku (beginner and intermediate, and advanced). We also run workshops and courses on tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.

Please email Karen or Alan at our joint email address: admin@callofthepage.org
We will let you know more about these courses.

Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Per Diem: Daily Haiku featuring haiku by Alan Summers on the subject of childhood


The Haiku Foundation's
Per Diem: Daily Haiku

December (31 poems): Children
How children move, exasperate and inspire us to look at life, our surroundings and ourselves. Editor: Sonam Chhoki



two boys giggle
as he enters the bike shop ...
the onion seller


Alan Summers



Publications credits: Blithe Spirit vol. 11 no. 3, 2001 (British Haiku Society Journal); Stepping Stones:  a way into haiku (British Haiku Society 2007)

Stepping Stoness:  a way into haiku
http://britishhaikusociety.org.uk/book-shop/stepping-stones/

2003 Bristol Onion Sellers: http://www.flickr.com/photos/brizzlebornandbred/5046971621/



The Haiku Foundation
Mission Statement
The impetus behind The Haiku Foundation was the realization that English-language haiku had done a poor job of promoting itself in two important venues: in gathering, interpreting, honoring and making available its comprehensive history, and in reaching beyond a coterie audience to establish its importance as a literary vehicle in the present and future. As a result, THF has two primary missions:

1) to archive our first century of English-language haiku; and
2) to expand possibilities for our second.

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