Monthly Archives: September 2021

Video Book Review – “The Forest I Know”, by Kala Ramesh

An absolutely stunning collection of some the best work by an already accomplished poet in the Tanka genre. Kala Ramesh is a teacher, poet, and leader in expanding the role of poetry in India as well as the English speaking world. She has become a worldwide force for Japanese poetry, and lectured and presented many times in India and abroad. “The Forest I Know”, Tanka, Tanka Prose, and Tanka Sutras. Reviewed by Mike Rehling

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Issue 69 is UP!!!!

Hemapriya Chellappan has assembled a wonderful collection of linked forms and many fine collaborations. I want to thank her for bringing this issue off so imaginatively, and to all who submitted for giving us such a clear view of the whole spectrum of linked verse in haikai!!!!

CICK HERE FOR THE NEW ISSUE

ALSO, there is wonderful discussion on the use of ‘kigo’ in senryu by Roberta Beary. Don’t miss this thoughtful discussion of seasonality in senryu

Bryan, Kelly, Mike