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Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry

Seasons of the Fleeting World: Writing Haiku
Series: Haiku & Tanka. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
"Very informative and educational." [P.S.S., USA] "Impressive. Thank you so much: it's very very helpful." [M.H.N., India] "A very good haiku book. I had tried haiku before, but through your book I can now understand how far I was from real haiku!" [K.P., UK] "A great intro, and an interesting compilation of traditional and gendai haiku" [J.K. jr., US]
Ice Melts in the Wind: The Seasonal Poems of the Kokinshu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The Kokinshu, the first imperial anthology of Japanese poetry, set the style of court poetry for a millennium. Haiku poets inherited this tradition, giving primacy to seasonal imagery. Ice Melts in the Wind is a new translation of the 6 books of seasonal poems, depicting the year from New Years through spring cherry blossoms and summer cuckoo songs to autumn’s colorful leaves and winter snow.
Haiku: Three-Line Short Stories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Categories: 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.
Haiku d'amore
Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 860. Language: Italian. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Gli haiku della tradizione giapponese trattano in endecasillabo, tre versi, temi inerenti la contemplazione della natura. Gli occidentali hanno sovente adattato gli haiku alla loro cultura, ottenendone così delle composizioni originali differenti. In questo caso, l'autore ha ibridato il tema giapponese della natura con quello d'amore, ottenendone degli "haiku d'amore" ciascuno di tre versi.
Reflections on Initiation
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
This is a collection of haiku penned during three years of maturation in graduate school. Read moving words expressing the costs and benefits of choosing one's path in life.

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