Abe is he originator of the photo-haiku genre and is the webmaster of the Photo-Haiku
Gallery and the World Tempos Journal, both of which focus on photo-haiku.
He has written
a book 'haiku no susume' with Ikuyo Yoshimura, published by The Japan
Times in 2003 which is for those who wish to learn how to write English haiku
He is a member
of World Haiku Club, NOBO, Haiku Society of America, Haiku Canada, Haiku International
and MIFA (Meguro International Friendship Association).
likes to make plans related to English haiku events. He has made many plans including,
the WHC Global Haiku Tournament, the WHC Photo-Haiku Contest, and the Haiku
Column featured in the Daily Yomiuri, a newspaper. Last year he ran the Photo-Haiku
World 2003 CANON camera website. He also has published Photo-Haiku Calendars in
2002 and 2003.
He won the
Honorable Mention in World Haiku Festival 2000 and Silver Medal in Sakuraya Photo
Contest 2003 in Tokyo.
Some of his
own photo-haiku are featured in this issue: Museki
His web sites