COMMENTS ON ASAHI
The Asahi Haikuist Network is very helpful for people starting out. David McMurray edits the haiku. In the last 2 years a 3/5/3 style is being championed as the ideal along with capitalizing the first letter. I would like to see more styles included rather than a uniform style, but personally I was given my first chance of publication in this column and David has published many of mine and many of my student's work. I often recommend the Mainichi and the Asahi to others.
High quality but limited content.
B -- a bit generous, perhaps.
Their response to my submission was a request to consider some one else's poems.
The editor misplaced my submission; five years later my
haiku appeared -- I believe I again submitted an entry but never received
an acknowledgment. I'll not send work again.