There are many misconceptions about haiku. In fact, Haiku is not simple, it is not a 5-7-5, three lines short poem. Finding the beauty, the craft and the way of haiku will change our attitudes to our life, the nature and the world.
In these workshops, one can learn Haiku with Light, with Mind and with Fun:
Discover and express the beauty of nature using haiku poetry. Learn haiku techniques through a variety of activities.
Led by Mississauga’s Poet Laureate Anna Yin and Ottawa poet Claudia Radmore (Haiku Canada).
Limited space. We thanks Ontario Artc Council for the support.
Here is a 2 minute video introduction for Anna's Poetry Alive workshops. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbBAKb5mdgI
Anna Yin - Mississauga's Inaugural Poet Laureate -60 second introduction
The lastest workshop in Mississauga was another success:
Claudia Radmore: A longtime member of Haiku Canada, Claudia Coutu Radmore has been publishing Japanese form poems internationally since the mid-nineties, and has for several years been the editor of Haiku Canada Anthologies. She co-ordinates the international haiku contest, The Betty Drevniok Award.
Until 2015, she was the president of KaDo, Ottawa’s haiku group. Author of the bilingual Your Hands Discover Me / tes mains me découvrent published in 2010 by Éditions du tanka francophone, Montréal, Blackbird’s Throat, 2010, tanka published by Bondi Studios, and Three Sets of Little Literary Haibun, catkin press, 2015, Claudia gives workshops in haiku, renku, tanka and haibun...