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Creative Writing with Haiku Poetry at the Canadian Postal Museum

Creative Writing with Haiku Poetry at the Canadian Postal Museum

Gatineau, Quebec, January 5, 2006 – Join us for an exciting workshop on Creative Writing where you will learn all about haiku poetry and the wonder of words at the Canadian Postal Museum in the Canadian Museum of Civilization. On January 15, André Duhaime, who will lead the French workshop, and Terry Ann Carter, leader of the English workshop, will introduce you to this special form of writing that will help you discover the power of words and create original texts.

Creative Writing
Sunday, January 15
André Duhaime – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (French)
Terry Ann Carter – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (English)
Canadian Postal Museum
Free with Museum admission
Sponsored by Canada Post.

André Duhaime has been interested in haiku since the early 80s and enjoys teaching it whenever he has the opportunity. Here is one of his original haiku poems:
Sur les vitres
Des traces de nez et de doigts
Regardent la pluie

Terry Ann Carter has published haiku in Canada, the U.S., Japan, and Romania and participated in the Basho Festival in Ueno, Japan in 2004. She is Vice-President of Haiku Canada. Here is one of her original haiku poems:
Another windy day
Outside the bookstore
A blur of pinwheels

More information is available by calling (819) 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: (819) 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: (819) 776-7169

Fax: (819) 776-7187

2006-01-05 00:00:00.000

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