Millikin University English Writing Roundtable

Zen Aesthetics & Haiku
Fall 2022 • Dr. Randy Brooks


early morning
low fog
the boat awaiting


by Whitney Edmonson



her mother's rosary
on bended knees
she finds faith


by Alisha Burgett


Writing Roundtable:
Zen Aesthetics & Haiku

(Wednesdays 12:00-1250 pm)
Shilling Hall Room tba
Fall 2022

Students in Zen & Haiku


Assignments Guide

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Kukai & Matching Contests:

kukai 1 • kukai 1 favorites


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Required Books

From the online bookstore on any online store:

Zen Art for Meditation. Stewart W. Holmes & Chimyo Horioka. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1978. ISBN 978-0804812559.

GET THIS BOOK at least ONE WEEK before our first face-to-face class!


Get the following books directly from Dr. Brooks (available first day of class):

The Collected Haiku of Raymond Roseliep, (2018) Brooks Books
Amann, Eric. The Wordless Poem: A Study of Zen in Haiku. (1978)
School’s Out: Selected Haiku of Randy Brooks (1999) Press Here
Issues of MAYFLY magazine and kukai book prizes.

haiku conferences

haiku courses at Millikin

teaching haiku

speakers & readings

haiku competitions at MU

American Haiku Archive

student haiku projects

published haiku by students

links to haiku web sites

student research on haiku

haiku by Millikin students

directory of haiku magazines


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