Haiku: One Breath Poetry

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Heian, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 71 pages
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"Haiku should be written as swiftly as a woodcutter fells a tree or a swordsman leaps at a dangerous enemy." Basho, the father of haiku poetry, was of samurai stock himself and so wrote these words from experience.

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Contents

Japanese Haiku
13
Haiku in English
25
The History of Haiku
45
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by Naomi Wakan and illustrated by Tatjana Krizmanic Volz

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