Category Archives: Shiki

Visiting Shiki’s House

March 2002 WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS Visiting Shiki’s House Susumu Takiguchi Uguisu-dani is a small station on the Yamanote Railway Line, five stops and due north from Tokyo Station. On the map, … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Shiki’s Fireworks

July 2002  WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay Shiki’s Fireworks by – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS In the Aftermath of Shiki’s Fireworks John E. Carley, Ed. (UK)  Darkness. And the nature thereof: wonderment… or regret? When the last firework … Continue reading

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Shiki’s Fireworks

July 2002  WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS Shiki’s Fireworks, a note from Susumu Takiguchi This text is extracted from the introduction to the fifth strand of the Masaoka Shiki On-line Joint Translation Project. … Continue reading

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Enquiring Mind and Collapsing Body

November 2001  WHC Celebrations – Shiki Masaoka Centenary WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 3, Essay 4 Enquiring Mind and the Collapsing Body Shiki’s Poem on the Snow by Susumu Takiguchi byochu-yuki (maegaki=foreword, snow seen … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

November 2001  WHC Celebrations – Shiki Masaoka Centenary WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 2 Masaoka Shiki Haiku Poems: Project (2) The Ultimate Gift – ototoi no hechima no mizu mo torazariki On-line Joint Translation … Continue reading

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Shiki Haiku Poems Contest

May 2001  Haiku News Announcement: Results: WORLD-WIDE WHC SHIKI HAIKU POEMS CONTEST   The World Haiku Club is pleased to announce the results of “World-wide Shiki Haiku Poems Contest” in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary (Japanese calendar) of the death … Continue reading

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Using Same Themes

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Using Same Themes” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) A Study of Shiki’s Haiku Poems (2) USING SAME THEMES by Susumu Takiguchi Horyuji no chaya ni ikoite kaki kueba kane ga naru nari Horyuji (Masaoka … Continue reading

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Using Numbers in Haiku

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Using Numbers in Haiku” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) A Study of Shiki’s Haiku Poems (1) USING NUMBERS IN HAIKU Susumu Takiguchi keito no ju-shi-go hon mo arinu beshi (Masaoka Shiki, at the Shiki-an … Continue reading

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Ancestral Voices: Masaoka Shiki’s Tanka

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Ancestral Voices” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)  Ancestral Voices: Masaoka Shiki’s Tanka Pamela Ness Miller Masaoka Shiki, known for his reform of both the haiku and the tanka in early twentieth century Japan, lived … Continue reading

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Of Persimmons and Bells

WHR November 2001 WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 1 – Project 1  OF PERSIMMONS AND BELLS kaki kueba kane ga naru nari Horyuji   A Question of Interpretation Compiled and Edited by John E. … Continue reading

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