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Whats in a Name : Defining Renku

VOLUME 2: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2002 WHCrenku Seminar 2000 – Defining Renku 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 … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to Renku Composition

VOLUME 2: ISSUE 1 MARCH 2002  WHCessay – John E. Carley on Renku A Brief Introduction to Renku Composition John E. Carley The Pennines, UK As a genre, Japanese linked verse is referred to as renga. Renku is the name … Continue reading

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Follow This! Renku Games

VOLUME 1: ISSUE 1 MAY 2001 WHC Haikuforum: Renku FOLLOW THIS ! Reader Participation With Renku Verses Paul MacNeil Let us play an updated way of a very old Japanese poetry game, “tan-renga” or “tanrenga” (short renga). This form of … Continue reading

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