12th Annual Haiku U: A Poetry Workshop

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 11:00am
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Presented by Palm Beach Poetry Festival

A Poetry Workshop Facilitated by Yaddyra Peralta.

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of the Japanese literary form of senryu, the lighthearted cousin of haiku. Consisting of three lines of approximately 17 syllables, the senryu focuses on humans and human emotions, the good and the bad, from a humorous perspective. Following the workshop, in which participants will learn about the history of the senryu and haiku, they will examine and discuss various examples before touring the Morikami’s beautiful gardens to generate their own senryu.

Facilitator Yaddyra Peralta, MFA, is the former Assistant Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival and an Associate Editor at Mango Publishing. She has taught writing at Miami Dade College, Homestead Correctional Institution, and for O, Miami’s Sunroom project. Her work has appeared in Miami Rail, Ploughshares, Tigertail, Hinchas de Poesia, Eight Miami Poets, and The Miami Herald.

FREE to attend, but participants will have to pay admission to the Morikami Museum and Gardens .


For more information about the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, please visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org.


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FREE to attend, but participants will have to pay admission to the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens · Call (561) 868-2063

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 11:00am · add to calendar 2020-01-09 11:00:00 2020-01-09 14:00:00 America/New_York 12th Annual Haiku U: A Poetry Workshop https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/952320/12th-annual-haiku-u-a-poetry-workshop Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL

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