I’m in Portumna, County Galway, Ireland on a self-imposed writing retreat. Having spent five months in S. America, I’m back to fall colors of splendid nature in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s good for writing haiku and haibun. I’m happy to announce that I have two haibun published in issue 4:2 of The Haibun Journal. By … Continue reading Two Haibun by Sydney Solis Published in The Haibun Journal Issue 4:2
Wako-Ji Buddhist Temple in Photographs and Pomegranates Haibun Published
Wako-ji Buddhist Temple and pomegranates in Osaka, Japan photographs by Sydney Solis. The haibun Pomegranates has been published in MacQueen’s McQuinterly Arts and Literary Journal. The haibun was inspired by this place and its pomegranates.
My Me & Mu 無 Haibun Published in The Haibun Journal
I wrote the haibun Me & Mu 無 after visiting the Saihō-ji 西芳寺 Zen Temple in 2018. We were required to do sutra copying before viewing its famous moss gardens and landscape, which prepared our minds for the sublime event. I’m grateful and honored to announce that Me & Mu 無 is published in The Haibun Journal 4:1. I … Continue reading My Me & Mu 無 Haibun Published in The Haibun Journal
Haiku, Haibun, Book News, Mythology and More
Prize-winning photo of the Tempozan Ferris Wheel in Osaka is available at Studio Sol on Society6. The pandemic had a funny effect on me. After what seemed like two years sitting inside our Orlando living room staring at my husband, getting cast in independent films got me out in the world again. Hence, the slowdown … Continue reading Haiku, Haibun, Book News, Mythology and More
Video Haiku & Haiku Book News
A round up of new haiku books, haibun journals, video haiku and a contest. Some I am published in. Have a look!
Haiku and Haibun News, Books and Contests
A compendium of different Haiku, Haibun and Photo Haiku books, contests and websites.
Luz Del Mes Tri-Anthology Virtual Conference Oct. 31- Nov. 1 – Join Us!
Art and literature lovers, culture and language junkies - join me and some amazing global group of artists and writers for the Luz Del Mes Tri-Anthology Virtual Conference Oct. 31- Nov. 1.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: The Sacred Tree at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine with Haiku 俳句 – Haibun
An 850-year-old Goshinboku, sacred camphor tree, at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan greets pilgrims walking the Kumano Kodo.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: 夫婦杉 Meoto-Sugi Husband and Wife Cedar Trees – Haibun and Photo
Haibun of a visit to the Kumano Kodo and passing through the Meoto-Sugi,8 00-year-old Husband and Wife cedar trees on the way to Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine