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Haiku Lesson 2 – When Juxtaposition Fails – the Space Between

July 2002 issue WHCschools – Hibiscus Petals School  Ferris Gilli, Instructor/Editor (US)  2 – Hibiscus – When Juxtaposition Fails: The Space Between Greetings, Hibiscus friends! new-car scent an eagle pair perches atop the cypress The form is good, and the … Continue reading

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Haiku Lessons 1 – Clutter and Credibility

July 2002 issue WHCschools – Hibiscus Petals School Ferris Gilli, Instructor/Editor (US) CLUTTER & CREDIBILITY – Trust between Reader and Poet CLUTTER CLUES One thing that helps us in our efforts to write simple, focused, uncluttered haiku is trust in … Continue reading

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Haiku Lessons part 4 – Nature Exercise

March 2002 WHCschools – Hibiscus Petals: Nature Exercise WHCschools Traditional Western Haiku School Ferris Gilli, Hibiscus School Instructor On May 2, 2001, Mrs. Gilli presented the following Nature Exercise: Go out and sit on a log, stump, bench, swing, old … Continue reading

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Haiku Lessons part 3

May 2001 Hibiscus Petals WHCschools Traditional Western Haiku School Ferris Gilli, Instructor Part III  Kukai Lesson: Allusion in Haiku Mark Brooks, an accomplished haiku poet and an editor of the new on-line journal, haijinx, was the Hibiscus School’s first guest speaker … Continue reading

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Haiku Lessons part 1

May 2001 Hibiscus Petals WHCschools Traditional Western Haiku School Ferris Gilli, Instructor Introduction:  The Hibiscus School of Western traditional haiku, which has been active since January 2001, offers poets a solid grounding in the basic guidelines for writing English haiku.  … Continue reading

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