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 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.
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
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
A round up of new haiku books, haibun journals, video haiku and a contest. Some I am published in. Have a look!
A compendium of different Haiku, Haibun and Photo Haiku books, contests and websites.
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.
An 850-year-old Goshinboku, sacred camphor tree, at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan greets pilgrims walking the Kumano Kodo.
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
Haiku is interwoven with prose and photographs of the onsen and hotel Nagisaya in Japan to become a haibun.