Monday, September 28, 2009

Meetings and Contest Results

Here's a follow-up to a previous announcement from Howard Lee Kilby:

2009 HSA South Region Meeting

I want to invite you to attend the South Region Conference of the Haiku Society of America. It will be held at the Hot Springs airport conference room, 525 Airport Road, in Hot Springs Arkansas, Friday and Saturday, November 6-7, 2009. The airport telephone number is 501-624-3306.

If you would like to give a presentation on a haiku topic, please contact me at and cc our program chairman, Celia Stuart-Powles at

This will be our 13th annual meeting. Please let me know if you are coming so that I can prepare a special greeting.

We will also have an Asian Elephant gift exchange. Please bring a wrapped $5-10 haiku-y gift. The exchange is coordinated by Susan Delphine Delaney. You can contact her at if you have questions. This is a fun and cherished part of our meeting.

For additional information, contact Howard Lee Kilby at 501-767-6096.

Ron Moss sent this link to the Haiku Dreaming Australia Awards results:


Area 17 said...

Congratulations to the Haiku Dreaming competition poets!

Here's an oldie about a kelpie cattle dog! ;-)

running, a kelpie pup
on its jaw
a cow pat

Commended, Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland competition (1994)

weblink: kelpie, Australian Cattle Dog

snowbird said...

Ron, thanks so much for posting this collection of wonderful haiku. When I find collections like this that seem to hold the essence of a place, a people, a history, it truly emphasizes to me how important it is to keep the "tongue" of a place alive.
Many thanks, Merrill