June 2022: What an end to May that was … heavy rain that suddenly got even heavier! And just at the moment I’d stepped out to check that the soak-hole cover wasn’t clogged with autumn leaves. It was, so getting wet up to my ankles and half-way up my forearms was in a good cause.
If you have any haiku left after the flurry of competitions that closed on May 31, the Contest listings have been updated into September. Don’t forget the Publications page as another source of outlets for your work and scroll down to the Publication news on the Haiku Happenings page to see some one-off opportunities.
Supporting the tanka enthusiasts among us is this month’s article by poet and University of Canberra lecturer Owen Bullock, as he contemplates what he terms ‘Tanka intrigue’.
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