Issa's 10th Year Celebration

On May 1st, 2010, members of the New Orleans Haiku Society had a party to honor the tenth anniversary of the Haiku of Kobayashi Issa website.

The guest of honor.

Nicholas, Allison and Mike.

Juliet and Issa.

T.J. drinks a toast to the haiku master. His Mom, Karel, assists.

Issa and Johnette.

Kathleen enjoys a cupcake with Issa.

Carolyn and Issa.

Bob toasts Issa.


Nicholas and Issa share a moment.

David and Issa guzzle.

We passed around a box of books left to us by Vaughn Banting—treasures to remember him by.

Samantha toasts the Master.

Thanks, Issa, for ten years of online inspiration!

Photographs by David G. Lanoue and Mike.

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