Al and Donna revisit the subject of parodies in senryu with guest poets Anita Virgil, Cor van den Heuvel , and a special cameo reading by Nick Virgilio. This episode includes Anita reading from her essay, “New Wine from Old” followed by collaborative reading of modern English language senryu parodies and a discussion of creating parodies today.
HC Episode 26: Ants of the Sidewalk A video montage of urban haibun, haiku and senryu featuring poets, Naia, Deborah P Kolodji and Gregory Longenecker; with photographs, video clips and classic jazz music. Special thanks to the poets and photographers who contributed to this episode. Thanks to jazz-on-line.com for the public domain classic jazz music. [...]
HC Episode 25: Ginko (VIDEO) Distinguished scientist, scholar, and haiku poet, Dr. Akito Arima joins us in a conversation on the subject of a ginko walk, writing haiku, and seeing the world with new eyes. Special thanks to Dr. Arima and to our friends at the 2012 Haiku Pacific Rim Conference.
In this episode, the poetic form of sequences is explored with guest poets Cor van den Heuvel, Emiko Miyashita, and Bruce Kennedy. Featuring Alexis Rotella reading her classic sequence, “After an Affair; also, two new sequences by Cor van den Heuvel, “Scuba Diver” and “Long Stakeout.”
Guest poets Cor van den Heuvel, Emiko Miyashita, and Bruce Kennedy join Al and Donna in an open discussion on haiku as a way of life.
Get on board for an exciting trip. Destination HAIGA. Donna, Al and Anita Virgil have packed classical and contemporary haiku, senryu and tanka with striking visual accompaniments — many with a twist.
A mad-cap romp at a wild Hallowe’en party with Al & Donna that tucks some classic senryu and parodies into the mouths of icons of horror and humor.
A reading of summer poems and brief discussion of season words (kigo).
In “A Cool Assessment” poet Anita Virgil offers new insights to the underlying role Shiki’s tuberculosis plays in many of his poems.
A celebration of poetry, dance, music and cherry blossoms at the Branch Brook Park Annual Bloomfest in New Jersey. This video podcast features classic Japanese haiku, cultural demonstrations, and performances.