Category Archives: Vol 2-1 March 2002

Reflections

March 2002 Reflections James W. Hackett In the 1950s and 60s it hardly seemed possible that haiku poetry would enjoy its current worldwide popularity. Those of us who pioneered the writing of haiku poetry in English were dedicated to acquiring … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name – Defining Renku

WHR March 2002 WHCrenku Seminar 2000 – A Mosaic in Words When the World Haiku Club activated its first mailing list, Haikuforum, in December 1999, it quickly became a bustling centre for learning about haiku and related forms of poetry. … Continue reading

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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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Haiku Lessons part 4 – Nature Exercise

March 2002 WHCschools – Hibiscus Petals: Nature Exercise WHCschools Traditional Western Haiku School Ferris Gilli, Hibiscus School Instructor On May 2, 2001, Mrs. Gilli presented the following Nature Exercise: Go out and sit on a log, stump, bench, swing, old … Continue reading

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Art Haiku

WHR March 2002 WHC Multimedia – Art Haiku WHC Haiku Multimedia began with a “haiga gallery” on WHChaikuforum’s member files. When WHC expanded its mailing lists, WHCmultimedia was added for the development of haiku and the arts. Members sometimes collaborate … Continue reading

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Reflections From Behind The Novice’s Eye-Shade

WHR March 2002 From a Haiku Editor’s Desk   Editors of haiku magazines look at haiku from a different viewpoint than that of haiku poets. Who are these editors? Are they just one of us but only doing an extra work? … Continue reading

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The Alchemy of Live Renku

Vol 2-1, March 2002 Written for the WHChaikuforum Renku Seminar: “Traditional Renku in English” via the Internet, led by Paul MacNeil Christopher Herold Washington, US In Japan, historically, renku have almost always been composed face to face, up close and … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Translator, part 4

Vol 2-1, March 2002 Confessions of a Translator, Episode 4  From Translation to Creation David G. Lanoue Louisiana, USA Haiku in the world today is being written in Romanian, Serbian, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, English, Swedish, Hindi, Farsi, … Continue reading

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Editorial – Aha, Just a Moment Please

Editorial Aha, Just A Moment, Please by Susumu Takiguchi When I first got involved with haiku poems written in the English language some twenty years ago, two things instantly stood out. One was that curious thing with which everybody seemed … Continue reading

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Tasting Vintage Haiku

VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1 – MARCH 2002 Tasting Vintage Haiku Gabriel Rosenstock One of the major missions of The World Haiku Club is to “find” and help new talent realise him/herself to his/her full potential. Using a wine jargon, this … Continue reading

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