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.

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We will let you know more about these courses.

Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Monday, April 21, 2014

A little selection of haiku poems by Alan Summers

























breaking up–
the winter landscape
of sunlit horses



Alan Summers
Selected by Isamu Hashimoto  November 04, 2013 (Mainichi Japan); Best of Mainichi 2013



long rainy season
another song thrush
returns to itself



Alan Summers
Publication Credit: Acorn Issue #32 Spring 2014




a cluster of grasshoppers
unravel
the rain shadow



Alan Summers
Publication Credit: NOON | journal of the short poem ISSUE 8 (January 2014) ISSN 2188-2967




Sacred Chao...
the winter duck keeps
its circle of water


Alan Summers
Publication Credit:  Blithe Spirit 24.1 (2014)
sacred chao: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discordianism#Sacred_Chao




the grass grows dark
a lamentation of swans
shape my world


Alan Summers
Publication Credit:  Blithe Spirit 24.1 (2014)



my amber resin exit button



Alan Summers
moongarlic E-zine, Issue: 1 November 2013 ISSN 2052-675X



soft desert rain
the droppings of leaf-hopper insects
from the tamarisk tree


Alan Summers
Publication Credit: brass bell: a haiku journal issue 1 April 2014




glass waste
the changes in rain
across birdsong



Alan Summers
Publication Credit:
Writers & Lovers Café, A HAIKU JOURNAL Hsinchu City, Taiwan Volume I, Number 1 Fall 2013 ISSN 2309-3315




leaves of the book...
travelling the blue atlas
on ember clouds



Alan Summers
Publication Credit:
cattails Premier Edition: January 2014





each of us born
with a number of breaths-
swallow flight



Alan Summers
Publication Credits:
Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine (inaugural haiku, October 2013)




epidermal tongues-
she scales my 200 bones
on a banana leaf   



Alan Summers
Publication Credits: Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine 2014


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