The upcoming haiku class will focus on bringing your “snapshots” alive – those moments that happen every day that go unnoticed due to the demands of life. 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 series will be an hour and a half. The class dates are:
Masks are required for students who are unvaccinated.
Sundays: October 10, 17 and 24
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.
There is a $20 suggested donation for the online sessions.
Sensei Seiyo is 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.
*This class will be meeting in person at the center, however, if you prefer to join virtually, please register with the Donation Ticket to request a Zoom link to join.
**Registration will close one hour prior to the class.