Celebrate the light of Winter Solstice with haiku

What is the Winter Solstice? The Winter Solstice has been celebrated for centuries and is the shortest day and the longest night of the year. It’s a time that is known for the sun to stand still before moving forwards to the slow progression of longer days. It has carried strong symbolism and some people […]

Haiku: one breath poetry

Haiku is sometimes called “one breath poetry” which means that it can be recited between the in-breath and the out-breath. That is just how short of a poem it really is. Notice how effortless it is to breathe. It’s the one thing that we can’t live without. It’s the first thing we do when we’re […]

The seasonal shift from fall to winter

In the last week of October I attended a wonderful haiku workshop/conference across the border in the beautiful state of Washington in the small community of Seabeck. Since it was close to Halloween there was a Halloween theme throughout the weekend. One of my favourite parts of the weekend was escaping into nature by exploring […]

This day has finally arrived!

After many, many months of twists and turns that has transformed beautifully, I have finally completed my new haiku website, intro course and my very first book! It’s close to a year and a half ago that I was sparked with an idea to create and develop a course that incorporated all of the things […]

What haiku poetry can do for you

Haiku poetry is an invitation to be in the moment and connect with nature. It wasn’t until recently that I realized why I’m so drawn to this simple form of poetry. After writing haiku and reading the haiku of others over the past several years, I’ve finally been able to clearly understand why I’m so […]

My passion for haiku and design

My passion is to create inspirational designs that help people to be in the moment. This is done through the beautiful and simple form of haiku poetry and as a professional graphic designer, I’ve been able to achieve this. I’m naturally drawn to quietness and peaceful moments and my art is a reflection of that. […]

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. […]