naviarhaiku242 – The pine shadow falls on the tent wall


This beautiful poem was written by Diane di Prima, one of the founding members (and one of the few female writers to have been acknowledged as an integral member) of the Beat Movement. In the 50’s and 60’s, while living in Manhattan, she founded Poet’s Press and co-founded the New York Poet’s Theatre. She’s written over 40 books, which you can find at

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

Deadline: 29th August 2018

haiku by Diane di Prima

picture by Nicolás Rueda