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In reading and writing haiku we will explore the idea that haiku work as poetry, meditation, memoir, photograph, and discovery. Haiku illuminate the connection between ourselves and others and the natural world. We will discuss the early masters of the form—Buson, Issa, and Basho, then move on to current practitioners. And we will write haiku, knowing that the best of them just “happen” to the writer who pays attention and waits for the flash.
sponsored by ZEN by Karen Moore
Marsh Muirhead is a pilot, part-time dentist, former bodybuilder and writer who summers on the banks of the Mississippi, near the source in northern Minnesota. His fiction and poetry have been published in Carolina Quarterly, Water~Stone Review, Rattle, Southern Poetry Review,and elsewhere. He is the author of two collections of haiku, her cold martini, and Last Night of theCarnival, and a guidebook, Key West Explained- a guide for the Traveler. Look for his haiku engraved in the sidewalk near the Palm Avenue bridge.