Join us in the forests of Washington state for a nature walk with poet and naturalist, Ruth Yarrow at the Seabeck Haiku Getaway (2014); with a few poems by Ruth, followed by a selection of haiku by other poets at the Getaway
Host and poet Alan Pizzarelli wrote this haiku in the mid-1990's. Since 9/11 in 2001, this haiku has resonated with an added meaning for many readers. Let us not forget, the memory of our peaceful world, before that horrible day and make for a more peaceful future.
Poets/Teachers Tom Painting and Arlie Parker offer invaluable insights into the art of teaching haiku to students in the schools. Guests include Henry Brann and Robin Palley from the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association. A must for all teachers and haiku aficionados.
This video short exhibits classic concrete poetry, from the Calligrammes of Apollinaire, the mouse’s tail in Alice; the worldwide concrete “renaissance” of the early sixties, to contemporary visual, animated, and kinetic concrete poetry (including haiku) by poets of today.