was originally a Latin word (the same in German &
English) that emphasized the connection of the ancient
Greek-Roman tradition to the Japanese. The chrysanthemum
is known as one of the Four Noble Plants in the
Chrysanthemum is an international
internet magazine that will appear twice a year, and will
showcase previously unpublished Haiku/Senryû, Tanka,
Haibun, Essays and Interviews in German and English.
Haiku/Senryû submitted in English will be translated into
German, if not already accompanied by a German
translation, which is welcome but not required. Tanka,
Haibun, Essays and Interviews will appear only in their
original language. Submissions in languages other than
German or English are also welcome as long as as they are
accompanied by a translation into German or English.
Chrysanthemum welcomes work based both on
traditional values as well as modern, innovative
contributions in form and content, although there will be
a special focus on innovative work of quality.
Chrysanthemum hopes to achieve a connection between the
heritage of the genre and the development and adaption in
countries outside Japan.