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imageOct. 16-19, 2014: Seabeck Haiku Retreat (Seabeck, WA)


Nov.8, 2014: Canzine (Vancouver)


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imageSo funny I'm now crying over my laptop.image
-Rahmatou Sangotte

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Learn haiku with Comics

Old Pond Comics is a comic strip about haiku featuring two frogs: Master Kawazu and his apprentice Kaeru.

Since 2007, Old Pond Comics delights poets of all levels by

* poking fun at haiku rules,

* illustrating famous haiku poems, and

* following the adventures of a young haiku apprentice.

What better way to learn and teach haiku than through haiku-comics? Start reading ยป





photo I had a great time promoting haiku and Old Pond Comics at Canzine 2014.







Old Pond comics are published in the journal of three National Haiku Associations:

* Gong (Association Francophone de Haiku), France

* Frogpond (Haiku Society of America), U.S.A.

* Haiku Canada Revew (Haiku Canada)


Old Pond Comics are also published in:

* The Bulletin (Geppo): a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history & culture.