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Full Moon Shining Bright by Russ Salk
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Russ has always disliked the phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” He believes that a well-turned phrase has a sense of feel, rhythm, and purpose that shows the unique beauty of the written word. And he makes a strong case for this in his collection of delightful and thoughtful Haikus ... "Poetic prose" with just 3 lines and a few well-chosen words. Enjoy!
Snow Falling on Chimes by Annie Dameron
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Snow Falling on Chimes is a collection of waka, forms of Japanese poetry, including tanka and haiku. Winter is a time of reflection and celebration. Come and enjoy the season with this e-book.
Kenju's Forest Playground & Ame-ni-mo makezu by Kenji Miyazawa
Series: Tales from Japan, Book1. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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.
Romance in Tanka by William C. Hyland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
This is a collection of mostly romantic poetry in the Tanka style. Presented in the order in which they were written, they are snapshots of scenes from my life, of moments in time, of emotions, and impressions that struck me as worth recording. My definition of romantic is fairly broad, and I believe that today's "romance" is mostly simple, coarse lust and sex.
52 Haiku by Greg Schroeder
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A small collection of haiku. Some have been published before, some see the light of day for the first time. They are a formal (and short) treatment of relationships both between people and within a person, beauty in the small things, the fabric of living.
The Forest Awakes: Landscape and Imagery of Japan by Kenneth A. Thomas
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A vivid, emotional trip throughout Japan is presented in this collection of haiku by author Kenneth Thomas with a Foreword written by Dr. Nakato Hiroshi, president of the Minneapolis Japanese School. In these three line, light verses you will be able to visualize Japan with fun, sensitive and intimate details of Japanese culture. This visual transit of Japan that will leave the reader enchanted.
Holding Hand-Helds: Senryu for the Cyber Age by Al Fogel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Over 60 highly entertaining and memorable senryu--the human oftentimes humorous side of haiku--by this award-winning haijin poet. Critical Acclaim From Around The Globe: "Truly brilliant..his senryu pack the same punch as those of Pizzarelli, Swede and the rest of the greats"--Liam Wilkinson (former editor "prune Juice"--the leading senryu publication worldwide)
Seventy-Nine Tanka by William C. Hyland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Tanka is the last surviving genre of classical Japanese poetry. The tanka is meant to describe a moment, an emotion, an image with such clarity that you feel as if you are in the moment. I present my moments to you in the hope that you experience them as I did, that you will see what I saw, and feel what I felt.
Thursday Haiku Day by Dustin Harris
You set the price! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Thursday Haiku Day is a book of haikus written for those looking to add small doses of poetry to their life. The poems try to make the reader feel loved and inspired. Some may make you laugh too. The proceeds will be donated to Alzheimer's Research. Enjoy.
Breccia by Irene Golas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian 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.
Pieces of Her Mind by Pieces of Her Mind
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
"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).
MODERN /haiku/senryu/tanka/ by Alex (Алекс) Jones (Суханов)
Series: Poems, Japanese form. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The book is a collection of selected MODERN haiku, senryu, tanka written in traditional styles of Japanese short poetry but reflecting the modern life
Haiku d'amore by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 870. 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.
10 hikus about the Arctic by James Masters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
These poems have to be about nature and each volume of hikus will talk about various areas. This one in particular talks about the arctic
Instantaneous (In)sanity: A Collection of 500 (pseudo-)haiku by Jess C Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Featuring 500 haiku from the personal collection of author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Jess's style of (pseudo-)haiku more or less follows three major principles of minimalism, immediacy and human insight.