Good Lord, Deborah, the North American Haiku Conference! Now without
being nasty, I do take it as basic that a care for poetry at least
suggests a concern for language, I know these things do not always
come across in hasty e-mails, but I would hesitantly suggest that the
aping of corporate language and the elusive art of poetry do not
English haiku, huh? Since when ...
One might as well talk about the traditions of Christmas card poetry.
2008/10/12 deborah russell <[log in to unmask]>:
> I met Bill and Penny in NYC, a few years ago. I took their writing workshop during the North American
> Haiku Conference. He was an impressionable man and down to earth. I have a few of his books as well.I am sure he will be greatly missed.
> Deborah Russell
> EMAILING FOR THE GREATER GOODJoin me> Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 14:14:26 -0600> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: William Higginson has passed...> To: [log in to unmask]> > I am so sorry to hear this! I love his books.> > Shortly after I first went online and started my blog, Bill found it. He> sent me an email, telling me I was "the real thing" and to put my name on my> site.> > I assumed I was being conned, and searched for his site, and emailed him> back, and he emailed me back ...> > There is no way I can express how much this encouragement meant to me.> > A person I never met, but valued very highly.> > > > On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 9:39 PM, deborah russell <> [log in to unmask]> wrote:> > > Curtis Dunlap sent the people on my group this message. I am sure no one> > has made more of an impact on English Haiku than Bill.> >> >> > Bill Higginson died today.> >> > More information and a message from Penny can be read here:> > http://tobaccoroadpoet.blogspo!
Website and A Chide's Alphabet http://homepage.ntlworld.com/david.bircumshaw/
The Animal Subsides http://www.arrowheadpress.co.uk/books/animal.html
Leicester Poetry Society: http://www.poetryleicester.co.uk