ABCs of Composing with Haiku

Discover the calming powers and beauty behind Haikus with Diona and local poet, Loh Guan Liang!

Sometimes the world runs so fast that it feels like a blur, swooshing by and leaving you behind. Learn about haikus, a traditional Japanese poetry, and how it can slow us down and soak in the natural bliss around us.

About Loh Guan Liang:

Loh Guan Liang is the author of two poetry collections: Bitter Punch and Transparent Strangers. Bitter Punch was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018. Guan Liang also co-translated Art Studio (Math Paper Press, 2014), a Chinese novel by Singapore Cultural Medallion recipient Yeng Pway Ngon. In 2011, he emerged winner of Moving Words, a nationwide poetry competition organised by SMRT and The Literary Centre. His poems and short stories have appeared in the Singapore Memory Project, The Substation Love Letters Project, READ! Singapore and many others.

Art of Being Calm Series:

Amongst the many uncertainties in the current hectic society, it is always important to find a little joy, laughter, and that bit of sparkle in our eyes. Art of Being Calm is a new programme that focuses on the ABCs of finding serenity. Join us for a series of hands-on activities to engaging discussions and explore how art tools can help us to be at peace with ourselves!

Find out more about this Art of Being Calm Series

2 July

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