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Winners of statewide salmon-themed haiku contest announced

An annual haiku contest sponsored by The Salmon Project generated...more than 30 communities around the state submitted haiku for the contest, which ran from April 10-30. The winning haiku was written by Lynne Bettin of Chugiak. Here is...
Haiku is the boat to beat in Juneau Cup

...the Juneau Cup Challenge yacht race series, Haiku has emerged as one of the top boats to beat. Haiku, manned by skipper Brian Lieb, captured the...July 23 race from Auke Bay to Funter Bay. Haiku upended rivals Toison Dor and Loaa Nalu, who...
Haiku, Rose of Erin take first legs of Juneau Cup

Haiku, captained by Brian Lieb, won two of the...summer, includes 13 legs over six rounds. Haiku took an early lead on the first leg from...a handicapping system to correct times. Haiku's corrected first-leg time was 6 hours...
Strong second leg lifts Haiku to victory

A dominant second leg by Haiku led to a victory in the Juneau Cup Challenge's Admiralty Cove Rendezvous sailing race last weekend. Sound off on the important issues at Haiku made up nearly 13 minutes after the Loa'a Nalu captured the first...
Photos: Lunch hour poetry fix

Christy Eriksen drafts a haiku verse in preparation to type the finished...Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Haiku will be available on a pay-as-you-can...Eriksen said she enjoys the limitations of haiku. "I used to dismiss it as an easy...
Today, Aug. 23

...789-3074.Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.Haiku on the street, noon-1 p.m. in front of the Canvas. With Christy NaMee Eriksen. Haiku are pay-as-you-can, suggested donation $5.75. Details: www...
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Poetry slam, open mic series starts this Friday at the Canvas

...slam series gets off the ground this week at the Canvas. Organized by Christy NaMee Eriksen, who recently opened a weekly Haiku stand at the Canvas, and Na Haan, the poetry slam is planned for every third Friday of every month, beginning this Friday...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...Shan, and 17th century Japanese poet Basho, known for his mastery of haiku.Some of her own poetry in that collection, such as "Granddaughters Dancing," resembles the haiku form in brevity and impressionistic imagery:"Granddaughters dancing...
Sailors winded after Funter Bay Rendezvous

...Admiralty and the Kittens and to Funter Bay. Haiku won, Shoreless was second followed by...Auke Bay to Funter Bay saw Shoreless win, Haiku place second, and Thalia, High Noon and...short-handed.Optiminium, single-handed, and Haiku, two crew on board, went one-on-one...
North Words Writers: coming to the table

...challenge her big brother to feats of strength and win, of course. The mysterious Straley would be the cousin, master of haiku, funny as hell, slightly unknowable, and alarming in his talent and morality. Older brother Weaver would hold court over...


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