Inspired by her new chapbook Not So Pretty Haiku, Isabella Mori, together with her jazz musician husband Glenn Mori, will take you on a journey of melancholic poetry, nature images, and melodic improvisation. Participants will have a chance to write their own poetry.
Instalment #4 of not-so-pretty cherry blossoms by our writer-in-residence, Isabella Mori: “Of course these cherry blossoms are pretty, and when the late April wind has them drift through the air and form a delicious pink carpet, how can they not delight? And yet … “
“Instalment #2 of not-so-pretty cherry blossom haiku: Blossom petals on the ground always create a little anxious ambivalence in me…” Guest post by Isabella Mori.
Guest Post by Isabella Mori. “…People think of cherry blossoms when they think of haiku. I do, too – but so much so that I’ve lost my taste for pretty cherry blossom…”
Join us on April 25 for a writing workshop with Isabella Mori to learn about the history of haiku and to write your own haiku about important moments in personal, cultural, or geographic history.