My Story: how haiku found me

Hello and welcome to Everyday Haiku! As a graphic designer and haiku poet, I have always had a passion for the arts. My core belief is that we are all creative in many different and unique ways. I started designing and sharing my designs when I was very young and turned my dream into reality. […]

Recharge, re-energize and renewal for September

September always feels like a second new year and is the perfect time to reassess where you are, where you want to be and how much you’ve accomplished so far this year. The theme for September is “recharge”. It’s the perfect time to recharge your internal batteries and re-energize yourself for the upcoming fall season. […]

The Art of Slowing Down

Does the thought of laziness make you feel somewhat guilty or bad about yourself? Well, it’s actually really healthy and good for you. I like to call it a time-out or re-charging my batteries for a day. Living in such a goal driven society we have forgotten how to just be. Laziness has a bit […]

Cherry Blosssom Time!

Spring is finally here! April’s theme is about the beautiful cherry blossoms, haiku and how they go together just like peanut butter and jam. I always get excited when I see the very first cherry blossoms in bloom. It’s a clear sign that the bitter cold days of winter are finally behind us and brighter […]

March is mindfulness month

Spring is in the air!….. But technically it IS still winter and feels a wee bit cold in my part of the world. March’s theme is about mindfulness, haiku and how they are closely connected. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is simply becoming much more aware of your surroundings and your thoughts, letting them come and […]