UserFrom the publication of »SOMMERGRAS« 118, as announced in SOMMERGRAS, longer chain poems submitted to the »SOMMERGRAS« editorial team will appear on the website of the German Haiku Society for reasons of space.

It starts with a gendai-jûnicho by Claudia Brefeld and Gabriele Hartmann with the title:
"Behind glass".

A gendai-jûnicho, also called New-Jûnicho, consists of 12 verses. 6 verses are each assigned to a cultural area of ​​the topics art, film, literature, music, politics, religion. Furthermore, 2 verses are written in Gendai style: modern in structure, tone and content, as well as 4 verses in Shasei style, ie drawn by life or as Shiki demanded: a description, sketch of nature “as it is ”. The first three verses, the hokku, the wakiku and the daisan, and the last verse, the ageku, are of particular importance with regard to quality.

Regardless of the way

Dagmar Westphal and Gabriele Hartmann Notwithstanding a spring-cheese overture on the side of the path. Rain showers accompany the pilgrimage of the bank swallows wound around slender birch trunks

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Behind glass

Claudia Brefeld and Gabriele Hartmann Hinter Glas gendai-junicho (December 2015 to June 2016) Culture - 6 verses - one per

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The haiku calendar 2024 has been published

  Over 1.700 haiku have been submitted in the past few months and 53 of them now decorate the seasons for 53 weeks in the new haiku calendar 2024. A calendar that is being published by Rotkiefer-Verlag for the first time


Haiku workshop Wiesbaden

The 11th Wiesbaden Haiku workshop led by Klaus-Dieter Wirth will take place on Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 16 p.m. We meet in Hofstr. 2, 65191


Haiku Agenda 2024

Haiku Agenda 2024 With Haiku through the year 2024. This well-thought-out annual planner from the “Deutsche Haikugesellschaft eV” offers various calendars, an overview of holidays and public holidays, as well as plenty of space for your own notes. The


Summer grass 142

with many interesting articles about Haiku & Co has appeared. A small foretaste of the content of this issue as well as information about membership or subscription is available for (still) non-members


Haiku and Tanka Picks September 2023

A total of 200 haiku from 75 authors and 57 tanka from 24 authors were submitted for this selection. The closing date for entries was July 15, 2023. These texts were edited before the selection of


The 12th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki

12th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki Dear haiku poets, The 12th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Makoto Aoki from the University of Ehime will take place on October 15.10.2023th, XNUMX. You are invited warmly. Time: Sun.


ahaiga Die neue Ausgabe von ahaiga ist seit dem 06.07.2023 online. Autoren/Autorinnen sind eingeladen fürs neue Quartal max. 3 Haiga einzureichen. Einsendungen bitte über die Homepage; keine Mail-Anhänge. Ich freue mich auf


Haiku International No. 159 (June 2023)

Selected Haiku translations of Haiku: a collaboration between Emiko Miyashita, Claudia Brefeld and Eva Moering »The idea and background of this project can be found here.

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