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To celebrate national Poetry day which is coming up on the 22nd of July I am having a solo photography exhibition with accompanying haiku in the Rotorua Public Library .

Sunday, July 10, 2011

What is haiku?

Haiku (hi-koo) is a form of poetry that originated in Japan, but has now spread worldwide.
The practise of writing haiku is enormously popular in New Zealand, which is internationally recognised for the outstanding number of haijin (masters of haiku) presently living and working here.
Over the years and with so many successful practioners in other countries, haiku have moved away

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