S2E4: Interdependence: A Conversation with Elliot Nicely

Postcards from Texas is available for preorder Preorder one, or all three, of the Cuttlefish chapbooks for summer 2023: ⁠https://cuttlefishbooks.wixsite.com/home/2023-summer-book-launch⁠ Get Elliot’s Book If you would like a copy of Elliot’s chapbook weathered clapboard, you can email him at elliotnicely [at] yahoo [dot] com. This is a limited print run, so get yours today! MoreContinue reading “S2E4: Interdependence: A Conversation with Elliot Nicely”

Season Two Introduction

In GratitudeThank you to Peg Cherrin-Myers and Kimberly Kuchar for the coffees they bought me this month. I am now 80% of the way to covering my hosting costs! If you want to contribute, you can buy me a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/culinarysaijiki Join the Show: https://culinarysaijiki.com/join-the-conversation/ Read the Blog: https://culinarysaijiki.com/blog/(New posts start up next week!)Continue reading “Season Two Introduction”

Debatable summer haiku

Just as there isn’t always a clear distinction between one season and the next, sometimes a haiku feels seasonal without having a clear seasonal referent. I’m not talking about haiku that completely lack a kigo. Rather, I’m thinking about haiku that seem to have a kigo, yet are not clearly grounded in an identifiable season.Continue reading “Debatable summer haiku”

An Assortment of Summer Produce

This month, I wanted to do something more in line with a saijiki such as William J. Higginson’s Haiku World: An International Poetry Almanac. While in many posts I’ve been listing all the seasons in sections, this time, I want to just focus on summer food kigo. Summer is one of the peak times forContinue reading “An Assortment of Summer Produce”