Category Archives: Shiki

The Other Side of the Coin

WHR August 2001 The Other Side of the Coin: Haiku and the Harsh Realities Peter Brady For many of us, our introduction to haiku was through such masterpieces as Basho’s frog pond or Issa’s fly rubbing his forelegs and back … Continue reading

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The Poet with the Bleeding Throat

Vol 1-3, November 2001  WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)  The poet with a bleeding throat Judit Vihar Nan to iu tori ka shiranedo ume no eda  I do not know What bird it was, … Continue reading

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Shiki’s Death Haiku

Vol 1-2 August 2001 Shiki’s Death Haiku The three death haiku poems by Shiki written by his own hand about 13 to 14 hours before his death which occurred around 1 a.m. 19 September 1902. The one in the centre … Continue reading

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The Moment When Shiki Breathed His Last

Vol 1-2 August 2001 The Moment When Shiki Breathed His Last Shiki haiku: ototoi no hechima WHC Translation Project of Masaoka Shiki Haiku Poems (2) Susumu Takiguchi ototoi no hechima no mizu mo torazari ki Masaoka Shiki since the day … Continue reading

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A Stray Note, Shiki’s Sister

VOL1- 2 AUGUST 2001  WHC Shiki Celebrations – poetry: haibun Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) A Stray Note, Shiki’s Sister Debra Woolard Bender I have been many women (roles) in my fifty years. Once, I was also a … Continue reading

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Shiki and Wordsworth

VOL 1- 2 AUGUST 2001 WHC Shiki Centenary Celebrations  Shiki and Wordsworth:  two shades of gold Martin Lucas Lancaster, UK From the perspective of someone who practises that art of dubious validity, haiku in English, the value of the legacy … Continue reading

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