National Haiku Poetry Day 2016

Can you tell a story in 17 syllables.. It is National Haiku day tomorrow.. visit Annette Rochelle Aben​ for all the details.

Annette Rochelle Aben

There is a National Haiku Foundation, dedicated to the celebration, promotion and preservation of English Haiku. It officially began January 6, 2009 under the guidance and direction of Red Moon Press founder, Jim Kacian.

In August 2013, the comprehensive anthology, Haiku in English, The First Hundred Years was published, featuring over 200 poets.

NHPD Why bring this up? Other than the fact that I am a poet who writes English Haiku, Sunday. April 17th is National Haiku Poetry Day! Yes, it is AND it is being celebrated all over the world. Bulgaria, Sweden and the United Kingdom are hosting events to commemorate this occasion along with several communities throughout the United States.  Should you be lucky enough to live in California, New York, Louisiana, Vermont, Oregon or Washington State, you will find events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Shreveport, Mount Angel and Seattle…

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4 thoughts on “National Haiku Poetry Day 2016

  1. So happy to see this day celebrated. I did not even know what this type of poetry was before I started blogging. I’m ashamed to admit it, but there, I’ve said it. Thanks to Annette, and others, I find myself looking for it now.

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