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 11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki

11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki Dear haiku poets, the 11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Makoto Aoki from Aoki University will take place on Sunday, June 18.06.2023th, 18.06.2023. You are invited warmly. Time: Sun. XNUMX/XNUMX/XNUMX


Chrysanthemum 30

The spring edition, Chrysanthemum No. 30, the internet magazine for forms of modern poetry in the tradition of Japanese short poetry, is now online. Besides haiku, senryû, tanka, haiga, photo haiku, tanka pictures and haibun, there are the following


Call for applications ChancesReich – combination of word and image

Co-texted – Feuilleton for Poetry-Language-Controversy-Culture: Short Poetry Call for Proposals ChancesReich – Art and Poetry The 2021/2022 CrisisFest exhibition will be followed by ChancesReich 2023/2024 Again it is about the combination of short poem and image. Again this should


Lecture at the University of Hamburg on war haiku

A lecture by Martin Thomas: Between protest, propaganda and censorship Flyers with interesting information can be found here! Subject: Between protest, propaganda, and censorship: haiku during the Asia-Pacific War (1937–1945)


ahaiga Die neue Ausgabe von ahaiga ist seit dem 05.04.2023 online. Autoren/Autorinnen sind eingeladen fürs neue Quartal max. 3 Haiga einzureichen. Einsendungen bitte über die Homepage; keine Mail-Anhänge. Ich freue mich auf


Call for entries for the 2024 haiku calendar

The new haiku calendar 2024 will be published by Rot Kiefer Verlag in the future. Together with Petra Klingl and Stephanie Mattner, the two owners of Rot Kiefer Verlag, Birgit Heid and Stefan Wolfschütz are looking forward to many


Summer grass 140

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 Agenda 2024

DHG haiku competition 2023 for the 2024 haiku agenda The DHG board is also planning a haiku agenda for 2024. Members as well as non-members are cordially invited to participate in our competition. At

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