Naviarhaiku232 – Indian summer


Masaoka Shiki is mostly known for having revitalized haiku in the time when,  after centuries of isolation, Japan opened to the West and was flooded with new ideas from abroad. You can find out more about Shiki and the artistic revolution that happened during his time in the essay “Masaoka Shiki and the Origins of Shasei“ by Charles Trumbull

Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit


Deadline: 20th June 2018

Poem by Masaoka Shiki

Picture by Gabriele Diwald