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Magical Two Days in Hirado Island

WHR December 2003 WHF in Kyushu 2003 – The Report MAGICAL TWO DAYS IN HIRADO ISLAND – A Haiku Meeting Susumu Takiguchi Oxford, UK World Haiku Festival in Kyushu 2003 25-26 October 2003, Hirado, Nagasaki-ken, Japan The first Englishman who … Continue reading

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Of Machines and Men

WHR December 2003 Karakuchi-Ronso -Spicy Haiku Polemics Of machines and men and Haiku machines and haiku taboos a two-part onlist essay Robert Gibson Centralia, Washington USA It bothers me to see the American Haiku Machine that grinds out the standardized … Continue reading

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The Use of “Sentence Fragments” in Contemporary Haibun

WHR December 2003 WHCessay – Jamie Edgecombe The Use of “Sentence Fragments” in Contemporary Haibun Jamie Edgecombe Sapporo, Japan A short time ago, there was an intriguing discussion on the WHChaibun mailing list concerning the nature of, and techniques, involved … Continue reading

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What Is a Syllable?

WHR December 2003 Kara-kuchi Ronso – Spicy Haiku Polemics   What Is a Syllable? Michael Dylan Welch Washington, USA The following poems have appeared in one of the two North American publications that promote the 5-7-5 syllable structure for haiku … Continue reading

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The Beat of Different Drummers

WHR July 2002 Shades of Ink: Translating the Japanese poem The Beat of Different Drummers: English Translations of Hokku from Matsuo Basho’s Oku no hosomichi Mark Jewel, Waseda University (*The following paper was first published, without the Appendix, in The … Continue reading

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Haiku enlightenment, part 2

WHR July 2002 A Haiku Path – Gabriel Rosenstock HAIKU ENLIGHTENMENT Part 2 GABRIEL ROSENSTOCK Dublin, Ireland   The Heraclitean truth. ‘You never step into the same river twice,’ is a truth lived each day by the haikuist, one that … Continue reading

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Haiku and the Lyric Poem

WHR July 2002 What is Poetry? Haiku & the Lyric Poem Tobias Hill, UK One of the questions addressed by this [WHF2000] Conference is whether and to what degree haiku can be regarded as poetry. I would like to approach … Continue reading

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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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