ed . Submit: Full details from the website (scroll down). Poetry Journal cover art, and Alan Summers haiku shortlisted for the Museum of Haiku Literature Award, British Haiku Society, Blithe Spirit; and appearances in Haiku Society of America journal Frogpond, Asahi Shimbun, and Presence magazine It's a wonderful experience for a poet to be published in journals that produce both fine editing, selection of poems, and striking cover art. Ian tells me he is photophobic, so instead here is the image of indigotyger. Each issue has a theme and haiku must be “relevant to Australia”. Each issue usually consists of 80 pages, with original poems covering the gamut of haikai genres, a diversity of articles about the writing and appreciation of haiku and related forms, book reviews, letters to the editor, features and announcement of the winner of the Museum of Haiku Literature Award (£50) for the haiku chosen as best from the previous issue. Creatrix: Published 4 times a year online. document.write(''); You’ll also be entitled to: Vote on Society matters. Here are some suggested guidelines: 28, no.1 również moje haiku :) : zapomniany sad pnie jabłoni otula przedwieczorna mgła forgotten orchard apple tree's trunks swathed in … The name of the journal was suggested by their first President, James Kirkup, as a tribute to the British haiku scholar R H Blyth. com Blithe Spirit only accepts submissions from BHS members, however, members do not have an automatic right to publication. Please DO NOT SHARE work accepted for publication in Blithe Spirit until the journal has been published. Blithe Spirit, our journal, is a Quarterly, with the cover dates of February, May, August and November to some extent reflecting the season just ended, i.e. The name of the journal was suggested by their first President, James Kirkup, as a tribute to the British haiku scholar R H Blyth. Following is the report of my choices and commentaries published in the Society’s Journal, Blithe Spirit, 28:2, May 2018. They do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The British Haiku Society. • References to modern phenomena such as computers and social/political events are perfectly acceptable provided a personal agenda is not overt. In the UK, the British Haiku Society publishes Blithe Spirit, and the World Haiku Club publishes The World Haiku Review. • The space between observer and whatever is being observed reduces to a minimum; intellectual thoughts should not intervene Philip Rowland In a letter published in the Journal of the British Haiku Society, Blithe Spirit, in December 1998, Annie Bachini makes an interestingly provocative statement, amounting to a claim: “For myself,” she says, “I haven’t seen any examples of avant- garde haiku in English.” • Feelings & emotion are implied rather than expressed Stay in the loop, sign up for email updatesabout new items, events and competitions, Southbank Centre, London Certainly there are other important qualities of haiku poetry.