Here it is, the final day of the National Haiku Writing Month. I hope you’ll keep on embracing haiku.
The writing prompts selected by Michael Dylan Welch were quite unusual this year. Michael revealed that “the prompts for this month all came from two sentences (slightly adapted) from R. H. Blyth” (read the post below for the full quote).
Aubrie Cox will be the prompter in March, so go to the NaHaiWriMo page and keep on writing haiku!
Published in Haidan (April 2016), Japan
like young cats
still ignorant of love
we play with a ball
- #haiku by Shiki translated by Cor van den Heuvel & Nanae Tamura, from Baseball Haiku
And here’s the comic published in Haidan journal in Japan (photo by Emiko Miyashita):
NaHaiWriMo #1 Heart.
The NaHaiWriMo Challenge continues all year long and consists of writing one haiku a day for a month. In August, there will be 31 different prompters and I will be one of them.Post your haiku on the NaHaiWriMo Facebook page.