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Beside the Old Pond (education and community)


A place for new poets and experienced poets to connect, discover and re-discover haiku.
Links to important websites, articles, answers to common beginner questions, a place to post tutorials and guidelines for people new to haiku, and for those new to haiku to ask questions of experienced poets.
Come sit by the pond and listen!

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Introduction to Haiku Sanctuary
Vision statement, general forum guidelines, FAQs and announcements.
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Introduce Yourself & General Haiku Discussion
Welcome to the Haiku Sanctuary's common room. Please tell us a little about yourself and thus let us all get to know each other in a place of comfort. Let it be space to ask questions about haiku craft and poetry with no judgement and with friendly advice.
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Last Post: Lewis Colyar
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Lewis Colyar
by Michael
A space for experienced poets to post tutorials for their own vision of haiku basics, and beyond.
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Basic Elements of Haiku
Links to haiku resources and other related items.
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Clayton Beach
Article on Tanka Prose
Haiku in Education
A space for educators to request, present and share resources relevant to haiku in education curricula; spreading knowledge of the finer points of haiku history and aesthetics, beyond counting syllables.
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Last Post: Earth in Sunrise
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Hansha Teki
Earth in Sunrise
Haiku Organization Outreach
A place for local Kukai, Haiku Conferences, and non-profit organizations of any size to announce events: a bulletin board for haiku-related events.
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Promotion of any calligraphy classes, writing workshops— any regular classes or haiku schools that take payment— paid editing/consultation offers etc. are to be limited to this area.
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