naviarhaiku245 – Flowers of morning glory.


A contemporary of Masaoka Shiki and Kyoshi Takahama, Hisajo Sugita was an innovative exponent of the women’s haiku movement, and one of the first poets to combine distant views and foregrounds in the same poem.

Her role in modernizing haiku was recognized only after her death, when contemporary writers began to use a similar style of juxtaposition.

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


Deadline: 19th September 2018

haiku by Sugita Hisajo

picture by Tomasz Sroka