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Naviar Haiku

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naviarhaiku272 – the falling tide

As a musician, Corine Timmer has been participating in the Naviar Haiku challenge for the last few months. Corine lives in the countryside in the south of Portugal: she is an Interior Designer, Animal Lover, and a self-published author. In 2018 she self-published her first children’s storybook. In the same[...]
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naviarhaiku271 – The heart is a fool

One of the earliest participants in the Naviar Haiku challenge, Lee Rosevere is a music-maker, film score composer, and founder of the Canadian label Happy Puppy Records. A track by Lee was also included in our latest anniversary compilation 5 Years of Naviar Haiku. Seven days to make music in[...]
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naviarhaiku270 – snowing

Alan Summers is an award-winning poet and President of the United Haiku and Tanka Society. Written just after the big snows and blizzards around the U.K. when the author was regularly travelling from Bath to Hull, the haiku we present today won The Haiku Calendar Competition in 2011.   Seven[...]
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naviarhaiku269 – Before the crossroads

Jeffrey Yamaguchi creates projects with words, photos, and video as art explorations, as well as through his work in the publishing industry. We collaborated with Jeffrey back in 2016 and I'm very happy to have the chance to publish another one of his haiku. I strongly recommend you check out[...]
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naviarhaiku268 – transience . . .

The haiku we present this week was awarded "Best Haiku, Canada" in the 2017 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational. The beautiful picture that accompanies it is by Annie Spratt. Debbie Strange is an internationally published short form poet, haiga artist, and photographer whose creative passions bring her closer to the[...]
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naviarhaiku267 – spring breeze

dl mattila lives in the USA. She's the author of Quietus, a collection of poems published on Finishing Line Press. Her work has been published in Downhome Magazine (NL), Shot Glass Journal, and The Rotary Dial (CA), among others. Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku:[...]
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naviarhaiku266 – neon boulevard

This poem by Simon Hanson was first published on The Mainichi, Japan’s National Daily, October 24, 2016. Selected by Isamu Hashimoto Simon contacted me a couple of weeks ago and sent me over 20 haiku he thought may be suitable for musical exploration. Among them there are some of the[...]
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naviarhaiku265 – dark moon

The haiku selected for this challenge was first published on Presence #58. Most recently publisher, managing editor, haiku editor and features editor of A Hundred Gourds, Lorin has written haiku since 2004. Selections of her haiku are anthologized in, eg. Haiku in English, Where the River Goes , Haiku21 and Nest[...]
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naviarhaiku264 – night wind

We continue ou colllaboration with the Haiku Foundation with a beautiful poem by Madhuri Pillai, an English (hons) graduate who studied journalism and has worked as a journalist. Madhuri discovered haiku in 2011, and since then her work has been published in major international haiku journals. Apart from her love[...]
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naviarhaiku263 – summer nightfall

лятна вечер небето бавно възвръща цветовете си   Vessislava Savova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has published four books so far, and her works have been included in many Bulgarian and international anthologies. Vessislava's awarded and honourable mentioned writings have been published in international magazines in nine languages. Seven[...]
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