Books tagged: japanese poetry

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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.
In the Spirit of Haiku
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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"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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: 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.
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).
Gauche the Cellist and Other Stories
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
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
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
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
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
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
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.
Buying Mittens
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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.
The Restaurant of Many Orders
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.