Books tagged: japanese poetry

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Haiku: Three-Line Short Stories
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku is an ancient type of Japanese poetry with a strict form. It is an unrhymed three-lined verse: the first with five beats or syllables, the second with seven and the third with five. Each poem describes a single brief episode that may be taking place as you read. Traditionally each verse should contain a reference to nature or a season, expressed either directly or by implication.
In the Spirit of Haiku
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
"In the Spirit of Haiku," is a book of short poems of three lines each, which contain an insight or describe the flavour of a moment in time. Rather than being true to the form;they are true to the spirit of Haiku poetry which is an attempt to convey the impact of a moment of truly seeing.
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.
TWENTY-ONE SELECTED POEMS
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
TWENTY-ONE SELECTED POEMS [JUNE-AUGUST 2012] The collection of poems about love, life and death contains famous poems: For Pianos All Around the World, Point of View, Three Sublimal Verses for Verses, 9, What Rhyme is it? Twenty-one poems, perhaps twenty-five poems. Nicolas Grenier is emerging as one of the brightest names of the next generation of poets.
Pieces of Her Mind
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012 by G and J Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
"Pieces of Her Mind: Women Find Their Voice in Centuries-Old Forms" is the first anthology published exclusively by contemporary English Language women poets of three types of short Japanese poetic forms (senryu, kyoka and haiga).
Gauche the Cellist and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 2 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four stories by Kenji Miyazawa and one story by Nankichi Niimi. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Kenji's much loved The Restaurant of Many Orders and Niimi's Buying Mittens. A wonderful collection.
10 of the Best Stories from Kenji Miyazawa and Nankichi Niimi
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 5 of Tales from Japan contains all stories from Books 1 - 4, five stories by Kenji, including Gauche the Cellist and The Restaurant of Many Orders (along with his famous poem Ame-ni-mo makezu) and five stories from Niimi, including Gon the Fox.
Gon the Fox and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 4 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four wonderful stories by Niimi and one story by Kenji. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Grandpa's Lamp as well as Kenji's much loved Ame-ni-mo makezu. A truly wonderful collection.
Kenju's Forest Playground & Ame-ni-mo makezu
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book1. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Kenji Miyazawa is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 1 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Kenji's writing through his well-known poem Ame-ni-mo makezu and the story of Kenju, which can be thought of as an extension of that poem. Note that both these stories can be found in Book 4 & 5 of the series Tales from a Japanese Dreamland.
Buying Mittens
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nankichi Niimi is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 3 of Tales from a Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Niimi's writing through one of his most famous children's stories. The highlight of this delightful children's story is the beautiful description of the foxes' journey through the snow covered woods during the middle of the night.