Important deadlines and haiku contests not to be missed for August. For a complete list of haiku contests visit Old Pond Comics.
August 1, 2012: Deadline to submit to Frogpond (Fall issue).
August 1: deadline to submit to Notes from the Gean (for the Sept issue).
August 1: Multiverses (for the Fall issue).
August 1: Roadrunner (for issue 12.2)
Aug 31: The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Aug 31: The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Aug 31: Mainichi Haiku Contest
Looking at the willows one ends up forgetting them. — Haiku by Chiyojo illustrated with rubber stamps.
“The willow flows away and again returns to its trunk” (haiku by Chiyojo illustrated with rubber stamps).
I took out my rubber stamps and created this little scene inspired by a great haiku by Chiyojo: “To tangle or untangle a willow, it’s up to the wind”.