Author Archives: mikerehling

About mikerehling

A quiet vegan haiku poet living in the north woods of Michigan.

Third Annual Murtha Senryu Contest!

We will begin taking submissions to the H. Gene Murtha Memoria Senryu Contest! Check out the contest guidelines HERE and PLEASE PAY ATTENTION THE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES!!! Especially the email address and the submission window!

Mike Rehling and Steve Hodge

Guest Editor – Roberta Beary

“Send  haibun that tries something completely different, that takes the form to a new level, that experiments, that plays into and with the senryu concept!”
Unpublished but previously published considered if first pub. credit included in info to editor. LIMIT THREE Haibun per submission.
Publication is called “Failed Haiku -A Senryu Journal” so haibun must contain only senryu, not haiku. Previously published senryu ok in the haibun if noted to the editor.
Haiga haibun will also be considered.
SUBMISSION PERIOD:  10TH TO THE 25TH
All submissions sent to editor@failedhaiku.com

Issue 29 is UP!!!

This issue, guest edited by Shloka Shankar, is now up for your viewing!!! There are 47 haiga by some astoundingly good haijin! I am so impressed that Shloka could FAIL so superbly! She has taken failure to a whole new level. Sincerely thank her for find job editing FH this month. And keep your eyes on SONIC BOOM also!

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue29.pdf

NEXT month the Guest Editor will be Roberta Beary, and the focus of the issue will be HAIBUN! I will be posting the submission guides in a few days, please WAIT before submitting.

Peace and good reading…

Mike

Submission Guides of this month!

Please read this BEFORE SUBMITTING!!!

SUBMISSION GUIDE FOR MAY 1 ISSUE!

For those looking for examples check here:

Example 1:
Found senryu + haiga
Example 2:
Found senryu + haiga + erasure
Example 3:
Found senryu + haiga
Source: 1984 by George Orwell
Example 4:
Found senryu + erasure
Please read before submitting!!!!