Naviarhaiku195 – leaving the hospital room

Sumitaku Kenshin (1961-1987) was a haiku poet who practiced free-form haiku. He died of acute myelocytic leukemia before his 26th birthday. In his lifetime, he only self-published one volume of poetry, but the free-form haiku magazine Kaishi published a number of his poems.

Seven days to make music inspired by Kenshin’s poem. To participate visit


Deadline:  4th October 2017

Haiku by Sumitaku Kenshin

Picture by Martin Kníže