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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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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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Narratives of the Heart, Haibun

August 2001 issue Narratives of the Heart Haibun Bruce Ross Alberta, CA   fleas, lice— a horse urinating next to my pillow! —Bashō     this world of dew is only a world of dew— and yet, and yet . … Continue reading

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A Personal Haiku Selection

November 2001 A Personal Haiku Selection James W. Hackett The following haiku is singled out for its excruciating relevance and for the levels of consciousness suggested by its haiku moment: talk of war the comings and goings of  ‘dees at … Continue reading

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