Haiku U at the Morikami with Yaddyra Peralta
Thursday, January 10th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Morikami Gardens and Museum Theatre, 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray Beach

In this workshop, participants will learn about haiku building and the Japanese literary form of zuihitsu. Often translated as “miscellaneous essay,” zuihitsu often consists of loosely connected pieces of prose and fragmented ideas of varied lengths that typically respond to the author’s surroundings. Join poet Yaddyra in this hands-on workshop and learn to write your own original haiku and zuihitsu using Morikami’s own Japanese garden as your inspiration.


Yaddyra Peralta’s work has appeared in Miami Rail, PloughsharesTigertailAbe’s PennyHinchas de Poesia, Eight Miami Poets (Jai Alai Books) and The Miami Herald. She has taught writing at Miami Dade College, Homestead Correctional Institution, and for O,Miami’s Sunroom project. Yaddyra is Associate Editor at Mango Publishing.



FREE w/ Museum entrance fee