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HAIKUsutradhar: 28th June 2024 openHALL



A FRIDAY FEATURE


Host: Gauri Dixit Prompter for June: John Pappas

OUR MISSION

1. To provide a new poetry workshop each Friday, along with a prompt.

2. To select haiku, senryu, and haiga each month for the journal, haikuKATHA. Each issue will select poems that were posted in this forum from the 3rd of the previous month to the 2nd of the current month.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1. Post a maximum of two verses per week, from Friday to Friday, numbered 1 & 2. Post only one haiku in a day, in 24 hours.

2. Only post unpublished verses --- nothing that has appeared in peer-reviewed or edited journals, anthologies, your webpage, social media, etc.

3. Only post original verses.

4. For each poem you post, comment on one other person’s poem.

5. Give feedback only to those poets who have requested it.

6. Do not post a variety of drafts, along with a request for readers to choose which they like most. Only one poem is to appear in each original post.

7. Post each revision, if you have any, above the original. The top version will be your submission to haikuKATHA. Do not delete the original post.

8. Do not submit found poetry or split sequences.

9. Do not post photos, except for haiga.


10. haikuKATHA will only consider haiga that showcase original artwork or photos. Post details re: the source of the visual image. If you team up with an artist or photographer, make sure that it’s their original work and that they are not restricted by other publications to share it. We won't be responsible for any copyright issues.


11. Put your name, followed by your country, below each poem, even after revisions.


Poems that do not follow the guidelines may be deleted.

Founder/Managing Editor of haikuKATHA Monthly Journal: Kala Ramesh

Associate Editors: Ashish Narain Firdaus Parvez Priti Aisola Sanjuktaa Asopa Shalini Pattabiraman Suraja Menon Roychowdhury Vandana Parashar Vidya Shankar


Our poets in RED MOON ANTHOLOGY 2024:


       1) Susan Burch, vegetables, Issue 19 (haibun)

       2) Lorraine Haig, Tasmania . . . Issue 17 (haibun)

       3) Lakshmi Iyer,  autumn's . . . Issue 18 (haiku)

       4) Linda Papanicoloau, stamp . . . Issue 16 (haiku)

       5) Padma Rajeswari, ancestral . . . Issue 24  (haiku)


Hearty congratulations to all our poets.


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PROMPT:

28th June


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Share your haiku for the openHALL. Not limited by a prompt, let your creativity shine. Capture moments, feelings, scenes or whatever catches your eye/mind.

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Looking forward to reading your haiku.

Write on! Gauri

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Baisali
Baisali
Jul 04

#2, 4/7/24


Edited: (self edit)


flavoured tea

warming my frozen toes

with the taste of spring


Original:


flavoured tea

the taste of spring

even in winter


~ Baisali Chatterjee Dutt

Kolkata, India


Feedback always welcome

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flavoured tea

warming my frozen toes

with the taste of spring


or even?


flavoured tea

warming frozen toes

with spring

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Kalyanee
Kalyanee
Jul 04

04.06.2024

#2


walking barefoot on grass the feel of dew


Kalyanee Arandhara

Assam, India


Feedback most welcome

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re:

walking barefoot on grass the feel of dew


I wonder if it's too much like a single clause and not containing a cut or gentle pause between two parts?


Just thinking out aloud:


walking the grass the dew barefoot

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Ku 1

3rd July


witch songs

rare northern lights

in divine ritual


always love the feedback!

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ORIGINAL:

witch songs

rare northern lights

in divine ritual


Or


witch songs

the rare northern lights

in divine ritual


or to avoid confusion:


witch songs

the rare northern lights

in divine ritual


just a few thoughts, and enjoy the playlist!

https://thefortyfive.com/opinion/best-songs-about-witches/


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on the lake

. . . . .of lonely nights

trichoptera in love


Alan Summers

UK

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Many thanks for all the support of my haiku currently on Triveni!

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Ranu Jain
Ranu Jain
Jul 03

Revised. Thanks, Alan!


mustard seeds

the sizzling dance

before self-detonation


ORIGINAL:

mustard seeds

in hot oil, sizzling

the pan's moment of glamour


Ranu Jain, Australia

feedback welcome.

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Ranu Jain
Ranu Jain
Jul 17
Replying to

Thank you, Alan! I like your suggestion, will revise.

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