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
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!
Follow Sydney Solis on TikTok for Haiku, Asian Fashion, Culture and More!
Sydney Solis is on TikTok, sharing her haiku, art, love of Japanese and Asian culture, and just about everything else!
Photo Haiku No. 1 – Azaleas in Spring
Photo Haiku No. 1 by Sydney Solis celebrates the beauty of azaleas.
Bashō in Osaka, His Final Haiku and New Beginnings
Attending Hailstone Haiku Circle's online Kukai in horizontal position at 2 a.m. here from my bed in Florida last Sunday, I enjoyed seeing and hearing via Zoom some dear old friends and new faces from my haiku circle in Japan. The theme of the haiku reading and sharing was endings and beginnings, and founder Stephen Gill … Continue reading Bashō in Osaka, His Final Haiku and New Beginnings
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.