Books tagged: haibun

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Haiku Notebook Second Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
In addition to the humorous poems on the Internet, haiku have literary roots in ancient Japan. Award-winning haiku poet W. F. Owen presents a primer for the serious-minded poet in this second edition of Haiku Notebook. The book is written in haibun style (prose combined with haiku), so readers can see the origins, themes and contexts of the poems. There are over 260 poems presented.
Small Events: Haibun by W. F. Owen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Awarded Best Haibun book by the Haiku Society of America in 2008, this expanded second edition offers sixty haibun. A haibun links brief, imagistic and poetic prose with one or more haiku. Traced to Basho’s 17th century travel writings, these English-language haibun involve concrete stories (small events) where the everyday becomes remarkable. Come join the author in reliving these epiphanies.
Isotropes: A Collection of Speculative Haibun
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010 by Philistine Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
TJ McIntyre’s stunning collection of haibun packs a library full of ideas into a compact space. With genres ranging from sci-fi to fairytale to realism, Isotropes is as unclassifiable as it is brilliant. (Haibun: a literary composition that combines prose and haiku.)
108 Breaths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A haiku is one breath. It is the kodak moment of poetry. In 2004, Mark Wollacott moved to Japan to teach English. Along the way he picked up a love of haiku in all its forms and this collection chronicles his five years in Osaka through the highs, the lows and the plain weird.
a Jar of Buttons
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Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
A collection of original poetry, "a Jar of Buttons" was written while I was an Adult Learner at Penn State University. It contains selections from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Breccia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku encapsulates the essence of the moment. This collection of haiku and related forms preserves a series of such moments in the authors’ lives. And, like life itself, these moments document deeply emotional journeys of dreams won and lost, subtle humor and personal struggle. Breccia has been favorably reviewed by readers, as well as Frogpond, Modern Haiku and Haiku Canada Review.
This Is What It Is Like to Be Loved by Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Bloof Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This Is What It Is Like to Be Loved by Me is a hybrid of prose and haiku, a loose haibun form. White began writing the pieces while traveling, a daily practice of what he calls "observation as weather," creating a linked series that deepens and expands over its 34 sections.
The Watch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
The Watch is a collection of poetry and prose written in many forms, covering many topics; from love to spirituality, from depression to ecstasy. You will also find Jonathan's original art within the pages. A great read to add to your collection of poets and a good book to realize a yet-to-be found interest in poetry.