ABOUT THIS EVENT
Online ClassesNote: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
The Byōdokushō - 病毒厰 “Virus Workshop” haiku workshop will focus on bringing your "snapshots" alive - those moments that happen every day that go unnoticed due to the demands of life. We will also discuss the history of Haiku, some of the founding fathers of Haiku, current authors, and Jisei (death poems). Join us on this Path to awaken and return to the beginner's mind where everything is fresh, new, and possible.
Each class in this 4-class series will be one hour. The class dates are: July 5, 12, 19, 26
Please bring a notebook and writing instrument. Students will be given handouts and access to a class Dropbox to turn in for feedback.
-Week 1: Introduction, expectations, “What is a Haiku?”, and assignments for 1st week
-Week 2: Feedback and discussion, history, more “What is a Haiku”, and new assignments
-Week 3: Possible Guest lecturer, Feedback and discussion, current(ish) authors, new assignments.
-Week 4: Final critiques, “Where can I publish?"
What to Bring
Pen and paper
All ages welcome
What You Can Expect From This Experience
- What is Haiku
- Must I use 5-7-5 when writing
- What is a Kigo?
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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST
Sensei Seiyo is the resident Haiku Master for the Japanese Culture Center.
He is also the leader of the Chicago Keikokai of Meifu Shinkage Ryu style of Japanese Weapons at Japanese Culture Center - 日本文化会館, Haiku Evangelist for the Haiku Society of America, member of the British Haiku Society, and contributor to the International Haiku Association and lay Buddhist chaplain at the Jesse Brown VA Hospital.