A Weekly Digest of Haiku Happenings

A Haiku Is Worth...

Pictures are worth a thousand words, sure.  But we fit entire stories into seventeen syllables.  Calculating the amount of words a haiku is worth, then should be a fun process:

The Haiku Guys | How Does One Write a Free Haiku at a Party?

 

O.G. co-founder of The Haiku Guys and Gals Erick Szentmiklosy opens up his secrets on how he approaches the beautiful task of writing custom poetry at parties and events.

The Haiku Guys | Hit Return ⏎ D.C. Holiday Happenings

 

The Rothschild Associates held a fantastic celebration in the buzzing heart of Washington D.C. on Saturday, November 16. And The Haiku Guys & Gals were there, writing custom poems on our...

The Haiku Guys | Typewriter Poetry At Your Corporate Event

 

When companies are looking for ways to treat their dedicated team members to something special or just trying to figure out something fun to do at a work event (that hasn’t been done a million...

The Haiku Guys | Uncovering Hidden Newspaper Haiku

 

The Haiku Guys | Hit Return ⏎  Seventeen Syllables

 

I was writing custom poetry at an event in New York City last night. When I handed this man his haiku, I offered him the choice that I offer everyone: “Would you like me to read it to you? Or...

The Haiku Guys | The History of Haiku, Pt. III

The Haiku Guys | Custom Poetry Makes For Unique Wedding Entertainment

When it comes to romance, poets are kind of experts. And while there’s been quite a bit written about heartbreak since the beginning of mankind, nothing gets creative juices flowing like a good...

The Haiku Guys | History Of Haiku, Pt. II

We recently started digging through to look back at where haiku came from. In a beautiful evolution, haiku actually descends from a long lineage of other Japanese poetic forms. And those even...

The Haiku Guys | History of Haiku, Pt. I

In our previous post, we started to explore haiku and scratched the surface of what such a small poem can contain. Not only do these poems pack a punch when it comes to its length to content...