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Haiku Nature Walk
Wednesday April 28, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
One event on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at 7:00 am
One event on Monday May 24, 2021 at 7:00 am
Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry that is drawn from direct experience with nature. It is an ancient spiritual practice that is now a worldwide phenomenon. Gyoshin Laurel Ross will lead nature walks to introduce people to writing in this simple form. Our next walk will be Monday, May 24 from 7 AM – 8:15 AM. We will meet at the corner of Lawrence and California and will walk along the Chicago River Walk.
We will walk in relative silence enjoying whatever Mother Nature has to offer that morning—possibly rain of course. We will carry note pads or sketch pads or cameras and not write poetry as we walk, but make notes or sketches of our experiences. Participants will be invited to write haiku afterwards and share them with the rest of us if they wish.
Gyoshin will provide advance instruction to registered participants. There is no fee for these walks, but contributions to Ancient Dragon are welcomed. Registration is required to limit the group size to 12. To register, email Gyoshin at email@example.com.