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host: Gauri Dixit

HAIKUsutradhar: weekly prompts
… thread your moments into poems!

Sutradhar, a compound word in Samskrit, is derived from two root words: sutra (सूत्र) meaning a string
or thread, and dhar (धार) meaning a wielder. Thus, a sutradhar means a facilitator, a host, a narrator or
a storyteller.

Each guest editor will give prompts every week for the period of one month.

Only unpublished poems posted for the prompts will be considered for haikuKATHA, the monthly journal.

Our hosts: Madhuri Pillai, Vidya Venkatramani, Akila G Shreya Narang and Lev Hart, have stepped down for personal reasons. THI wishes them the very best.


guest editors for 2024:

jan: Marilyn Ashbaugh
feb: Keiko Izawa
mar: Patricia McGuire 
Sankara Jayanth 
may: C.X. Turner
june: John Pappas
july: Robert Kingston
aug: Sankara Jayanth
sep: Keith Evetts


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