squatting on the head

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squatting on the head

of a sleeping cow…

a frog

#haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, Old Pond Comic by Jessica Tremblay

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sweat drops from cows

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sweat drops from cows

from horses…

blades of grass

#haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, Old Pond Comic by Jessica Tremblay

Seabeck Haiku Getaway – Day 1

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After some technical difficulties with the projector, the Seabeck Haiku Getaway 2017 began with an introduction by Michael Dylan Welch, presentation by guest speaker Scott Mason, amazing performance by Terry Ann Carter, and other sessions.

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Michael Dylan Welch and his famous “I Love Haiku” t-shirt.

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Scott Mason, guest speaker.

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Terry Ann Carter wearing a beautiful kimono for her reading of “Tokaido”.

Stay tune for more comics from the conference.

A good place for your bad haiku

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The Old Man Gloom is Zozobra, a giant puppet that people stuff with negativity – such as divorce papers. The puppet is burned during the the Santa Fe Fiesta that takes place on Labour day weekend. Wouldn’t it be great if you could stuff it with bad haiku?

HNA 2017: cartoonist-in-residence video

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In case you missed my cartoonist-in-residence presentation at Haiku North America 2017 (September 17, 2017), here’s a short edited version featuring comics only.

It includes:

0’00 A short introduction to Old Pond Comics

3’31 HNA 2017 conference comics

6’15: Kaleidoscope haiku-cartoons featuring haiku by Jim Kacian, Alexis Rotella, Tanya McDonald, Terry Ann Carter, Kala Ramesh, Brad Bennett.

Thanks to the wonderful audience at Haiku North America.