Category Archives: Vol 5-2 January 2007

Editors Choice Haiku

Jan 2007 EDITOR’S CHOICE A Selection of haiku with commentary by Ferris Gilli, Editor dawn— my breath rises with that of the cows Francis Masat, US A haiku’s resonance is created through a partnership between poet and reader. Francis Masat’s … Continue reading

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Haibun Selection

Jan 2007 Haibun Selection EDITOR’S WELCOME Welcome to the haibun section of the World Haiku Review. In this issue, the work of both old hands and newcomers to haibun composition is featured. As you will see, contemporary English-language haibun has … Continue reading

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Senryu Selections

January 2007 Senryu Selections Editor : Susumu Takiguchi Editor’s Welcome In the last issue of World Haiku Review, a new experiment pursued at the World Haiku Club in its WHCsenryu, concerning the rethinking of senryu was explained. In this issue … Continue reading

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The Quest for Hard Haiku

January 2007 The Quest for Hard Haiku INTRODUCTION Hard haiku is one of the projects pursued at WHCvanguard. It is an area where difficult subjects such as war, atrocities, death, tragedy or natural disasters are treated in haiku. These are … Continue reading

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Editorial -What are we to do with the so-called Haiku Rules?

Editorial PURPOSES CROSSED, SEMANTICS CONFUSED AND CONTEXT IGNORED What Are We to Do with the So-called Haiku ‘Rules’ ? People argue. Sometimes they get at each other’s throats. However, more often than not they are not even disagreeing. All they … Continue reading

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Haiku and Indian Music

Vol 5 – 2, January 2007 HAIKU AND INDIAN MUSIC Kala Ramesh, India To an outside eye both Haiku and Indian Music would seem a world apart. But as a practicing vocalist of Hindustani [North Indian classical] Music, I find … Continue reading

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Haiku Sketchbook

  WHCessay – Debra Woolard Bender THE MAGAZINE OF THE WORLD HAIKU CLUB VOLUME 5 ISSUE 2  – JANUARY 2007 Haiku Sketchbook Debra Woolard Bender The Master Haiku: dedemushi ya amagumo sasou tsuno no saki Masaoka Shiki a snail luring … Continue reading

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