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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Haiku from Alan Summers's recently launched pamphlet The In-between Season (With Words Pamphlet Series)










colourwash
the first autumn rain seeps
through cartridge paper




         







The In-Between Season
With Words Pamphlet Series (2012)
www.withwords.org.uk


             Toshugu shrine pines
              I try to stay as still–
              mist and dew

              東照宮の 松静か 霧と露


Japanese trans. Hidenori Hiruta, Akita, Japan


My haiku pamphlet was launched at the Royal Crescent Hotel as part of the Quest Gallery talk and event, as a result of the highly successful Haiku at Quest Gallery workshops:

http://activateperformingarts.org.uk/classes/2012/5/30/haiku-course-quest-gallery-bath

http://area17.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/through-glass-darkly-haiku-at-quest.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/exhibition-of-the-week-michael-kenny-spirit-and-matter-quest-gallery-bath-7734217.html

Alan Summers is a Japan Times award-winning writer; a recipient of the Ritsumeikan University Peace Museum Award for haiku; Foundation Member, Australian Haiku Society; and General Secretary of the British Haiku Society (1998-2000).

Alan is a haikai literature editor for two online magazines, and the founder and lead tutor of With Words.


“astonishingly moving haiku”

   Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan (2005)



Other haiku poetry collections by Alan Summers:

sundog haiku journal: an australian year
(sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998): archived at the California State Library - Main Catalog Call Number : HAIKU S852su 1997

Moonlighting
Intimations Pamphlet Series, British Haiku Society (1996)



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Publications credits: Haiku International #33 (Japan 1998)

Toshugu shrine pines
Publications credits: World Haiku Review Japan Article - Vending machines and cicadas (March 2003); Hermitage (2005); Travelogue on World Haiku Festival 2002 Part 1 (Akita International Haiku Network, Japan 2010)




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