From Category: Haiku and Other Japanese Forms
Links to haiku and Zen Buddhist quotations compiled by Michael P. Garofalo on his Garden Digest website.
Haiku presented with sound and flash animation. Reminiscent of concrete poetry, taken to new dimensions.
Hosted by The Australian Haiku Society. Click the anthology link from the home page for plenty of good haiku. Click here for their links to haiku-related contests, publications and listservs.
Good-sized directory of links to haiku lesson plans and poetry archives, broken down by grade level.
Literary webzine with a specialized focus on Japanese short form poetry. Several contests throughout the year offer modest prizes for haiku, senryu, free verse, and flash fiction.
Biannual journal of haiku poetry, established in 1986. Mayfly is a paying market. Editors say, "We feel it is the duty of the editors and writers to make careful selection and proper presentation of only the very best, the most evocative, the truly effective haiku. We publish only 14 or 15 haiku per issue, but each haiku is printed on its own page."
An independent journal of haiku and haiku studies. Publishes original poetry in Japanese forms, book reviews, and essays. Also sponsors the Robert Spiess Memorial Award ($100), annual deadline in March.
Haiku, tanka and meditative art from the journal Still and its successor, dew-on-line. Special section of September 11 poems. Hosted by award-winning poet Ai Li.
This blog operated by MET Press publishes contest announcements and other events of interest to the worldwide tanka and haiku poetry community.
Tanka Teachers Guide, a public service of the MET Press in cooperation with the Tanka Society of America, contains primary materials and resources about tanka poetry which educators and students may copy without seeking permission.
Large collection of award-winning haiku. Calendar of haiku-related contests. Quarterly newsletter reports on national and international events.
tinywords is a daily online journal of haiku and micropoetry (150 characters maximum). Sign up to receive a poem a day by email or text message.
With Words is a UK-based nonprofit that offers writing workshops and literary events for adults and youth, as well as an international haiku competition. Visit their website for basic advice on writing haiku poetry, with examples.
Sophisticated presentation and analysis of haiku and haiku-related genres. Newsboard posts promote events and resources for Asian verse. Send handsome ecards for free.