Alan Summers, Japan Times Award (2002), President, United Haiku and Tanka Society, and co-founder of Call of the Page, providing literature, education & literacy projects, often based around Japanese genres.
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Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku;tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.
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This haiku was part of the “Rocket Dreams” commission performed on U.K. National Poetry Day October 4th 2007 along with Space Historian Piers Bizony with selected NASA images, as part of World Space Week:
Below are a few of my standalone SFku that also featured in Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, Haibun & Haiga Scifaiku feature Issue 21 (March, 2017)
ed. Steve Hodge
the whisper of nanobots
in his breath
the different spellings
in alphabet spaghetti
fifth kind encounter
humans replace crows
as an idiom of murder
n.b. Perhaps it’s time we stopped saying a "murder of crows":