Millikin University Accelerated Course

Zen Aesthetics & Haiku
Accelerated Format March 2017 • 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

(Tuesdays 6-8pm)
Shilling Hall Room 311
February 21, 28, March 7, 21, 28
and April 4, 11, 2017

Students in Zen & Haiku


Assignments Guide

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Kukai & Matching Contests:

Kukai 1Kukai 1 Favorites

Kukai 2Kukai 2 Favorites

Kukai 3Kukai 3 Favorites

Kukai 4Kukai 4 Favorites

Matching Contest 1Results


March 2017 Zen Haiku Students

AlishaBurgett JaneDaniels JenniferRose
Alisha Burgett Jane Daniels Jennifer Rose
WhitneyEdmonson ZackPloem  
Whitney Edmonson Zack Ploen


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!

From Dr. Brooks (available first night of class):

(1) Red Moon Haiku Anthology, Red Moon Press.

(2) Haiku: The Art of the Short Poem by Taz Yamaguchi (includes DVD), (2008).

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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