HAPPY NEW YEAR! Issue 49 is UP!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Failed Haiku enters the FIFTH YEAR! Thanks to all of you who submit your work, all of you who read our work around the world, and to the many ‘guest’ Editors who have allowed me to survive my weak ass Internet! Bless you, all!

We are beefing up our presence on YouTube and would be REALLY REALLY GRATEFUL if you all of you would Subscribe to our channel. You will not get emails unless you want them, but you will help us reach more folks on search engines and within YouTube who are searching for senryu.

Without further ado, Here is Issue 49 of FailedHaiku!

HOLD YOUR SUBMISSIONS! We will have TWO guest editors next month!!! Be sure to check the Submission Guides before you submit!

Again, have a great and safe NEW YEAR!

Mike

Issue 48 is now UP!

My thanks to Sonam Chhoki for becoming a ‘Failed Editor’ for this issue!!! Some wonderful haibun from some of my favorite poets in the form! Bowing!

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue48.pdf

Next month your wild one Failed Editor returns! I am still shaky and have no firm diagnosis, but I am taking some medications to relive a chunk of the pain (no not opioids), and my medical team is the best. Senryu is a ‘cure’ I think! 😉

That said, let’s make this an OPEN CALL for submission. We will be accepting submissions for the January 1 issue from the 10th to the 25th of December!

Peace and Happy Shopping on Cyber Monday!

Mike

 

Issue 47 is UP! Haiga Competition results included!

My sincere thanks to Michael H. Lester who makes his second appearance as a ‘guest Failed Editor’. Music is a passion of mine, and this issue makes a great read! Thanks to all who made this issue a ‘walk on the wild side‘!!!

Please check the SUBMISSION GUIDES BEFORE SUBMITTING TO THE NEXT ISSUE!

Also, the results of the Fourth Annual Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Contest are now available in this issue. My thanks to Ron C. Moss and Steve Hodge for judging this contest and providing selections that cover the gambit for senryu based haiga. Brent Goodman, Editor of Prune Juice Journal, and I are pleased to continue this tradition.

And now, without further ado, Issue 47 of Failed Haiku! Guy Fawkes would be proud!!!

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Peace

Mike Rehling

Issues 45 AND 46 are now UP!

My THANKS to all of you for your patience and concern. I will get an email out to everyone sometime tomorrow with details, BUT HOLD YOUR SUBMISSIONS until I get the submission guides updated.

My triple thanks to Bryan Rickert for taking over Issue 46!!!

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue46.pdf

Issue 45, is LATE LATE LATE, BUT HERE IT IS:

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue45.pdf

Update and ‘the plan’!

For all of you who have been concerned, I do have a bit of a health issue. It ain’t going to kill me, but I am NOT well. Doctors are working on it all, but they don’t have a final diagnosis. Just ruling out a lot of the scary stuff so far, so that is good.

Next is the continuing Internet issues. I have weak cell service as well, but I can answer emails and do some stuff with a hotspot, but that is about it. I live 25 miles from public wifi that is reliable. There is not a Starbucks for a hundred miles!

THE PLAN is to get the September issue out before the end of the month. I then will rely on ‘guest editors’ until I can stabilize my health (hopefully soon) AND my Internet. Check the submission guide for this month’s Guest Editor Bryan Rickert!!!

I hope this works and I am sorry. I usually am healthy as a horse so that is disturbing, AND we are working get Internet alternatives in the new year.

Peace

Mike