haiku from the 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference

In issue 40 of famous reporter published in Tasmania by Walleah Press, haiku editor, Lyn Reeves, has devoted the haiku section to work by delegates to the 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference, September 22-25 2009 at Terrigal on the Central Coast of NSW. Previous conferences were held at Long Beach, California; Ogaki, Japan; and Matsuyama, Japan.
Activities at the conference, in addition to the presentation of papers, focused on kukai conducted at Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Garden, the Australian Reptile Park and Pearl Beach arboretum as well as responses to the remarkable dust storm experienced on September 23rd. These activities spawned a variety of lively haiku, many of which you will find included in this issue of the journal.
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