Category Archives: Vol 3-1 March 2003

A Tree, a haiku nature game

WHR March 2003    WHChaikujunior – Haiku Exercise Fun A Tree A Haiku Nature Game Karina Klesko (mom) and Samantha Klesko (daughter), age 4 Louisiana, USA “I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree” … Continue reading

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Doodles and Synaesthesia

WHR March 2003    WHCmarlenemountain whcmm poetry selections marlene mountain, editor paul conneally, editor A fascinating programme from the bbc on synaesthesia – where people might hear colours etc a kind of merging linking of the senses – i found … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Poet

WHR March 2003 Requiem for a Poet – Suzuki Masajo (1906-2003)   Last Farewells to Masajo — A Life of Love and Haiku Susumu Takiguchi Oxford, England One of the most distinguished and best loved haiku poets, Suzuki Masajo (1906-2003), … Continue reading

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Senryu Selection

March 2003 WHC Senryu Senryu Selections Susumu Takiguchi, Editor woman on a treadmill running towards me winter night Michael Fessler Kanagawa-ken, JP for a moment my aged mother smiles from my mirror Rosemary J. Gwaltney Idaho, USA after fifteen minutes … Continue reading

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Editorial : How to Tackle War Haiku

 Editorial Corner – March 2003 Editorial How to tackle war haiku War divides. It forces people to corners where they do not necessarily wish to be cornered. Thus, sides are taken and differences get exacerbated. Views become exaggerated and belligerent. … Continue reading

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Haiku Art 3

WHC March 2003 WHChaikumultimedia – Art & Photo Haiku For this edition we asked Roderick Stewart, designer of Photohaiku Arts, to select from a set of submissions of art and photography illustrations of the haiku of the Masters done by … Continue reading

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Issa’s Haiku Lessons

VOLUME 3: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2003 Haiku In Education Issa’s Haiku Lessons David G. Lanoue, Phd. Xavier University of Louisiana, USA This semester, I’m happy to be teaching, for the very first time, a seminar on Global Haiku: a senior-level … Continue reading

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Shisan – The Dolphin Circle

VOLUME 3: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2003  WHCessay – Shisan: The Anatomy of a Renku Sequen Shisan: The Dolphin Circles: Tomegaki by Eiko Yachimoto A sabaki is expected to ensure a good time together and the inclusion of a verse(s) characteristic … Continue reading

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Shisan – the Anatomy of a Renku Sequence

VOLUME 3: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2003  WHCessay – Shisan – the anatomy of a renku sequence John E Carley, UK An introduction For Masaoka Shiki, the archetypal modernist, renku was not worthy of consideration as literature. Renku, he declared, was … Continue reading

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Liveliness in Haiku

VOLUME 3: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2003 Liveliness in Japanese and American Haiku Dr. Bruce Ross Orono, Maine The World Haiku Festival 2002 Yuwa-town, Akita 20-22 September  In the preface to the early anthology of Japanese poetry Kokinshu (905) we learn … Continue reading

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