Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems with Japanese voice

草の戸も 住替る代ぞ ひなの家 Kusa no to mo/ Sumikawaru yo zo/ Hina no ie A owner of the old thatched hut Is also changed to another It’s the Doll’s Festival. 行春や 鳥啼き魚の 目は泪 Yuku haru ya/ Tori naki uwo no/ Me ha namida Spring is passing. The birds cry, and the fishes’ eyes are  With tears. 夏草や 兵どもが 夢の跡 Natsukusa ya/ Tsuwamonodomo Read more about Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems with Japanese voice[…]

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Differences between Haiku and Tanka poetry

Japanese Haiku and Tanka. The differences of their rule, poets, history… <img width=”640″ height=”836″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256-784×1024.jpg” alt=”murasaki shikibu suzuki harunobu” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=784%2C1024&amp;ssl=1 784w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=115%2C150&amp;ssl=1 115w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=230%2C300&amp;ssl=1 230w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=768%2C1004&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?w=1920&amp;ssl=1 1920w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> Haiku and tanka are the representative Japanese poetry. Both are a fixed form of poem with a small number Read more about Differences between Haiku and Tanka poetry[…]

Most famous 10 haiku poems in Japanese and English

10 well-known Japanese haiku poems <img width=”640″ height=”409″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.027-1024×655.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.027.jpg?resize=1024%2C655&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.027.jpg?resize=300%2C192&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.027.jpg?resize=768%2C491&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.027.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> In the 17th century, Haikai poetry which had the theme of fun and humor, entered the realm of literary arts. <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/matsuo-bashos-biography” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)</a> introduced the spirit of Sabi Read more about Most famous 10 haiku poems in Japanese and English[…]

Matsuo Basho’s biography

The biography of the most famous haiku poet, Matsuo Basho <figure> <img width=”482″ height=”666″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Basho_by_Buson02.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Basho_by_Buson02.jpg?w=482&amp;ssl=1 482w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Basho_by_Buson02.jpg?resize=109%2C150&amp;ssl=1 109w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Basho_by_Buson02.jpg?resize=217%2C300&amp;ssl=1 217w” sizes=”(max-width: 482px) 100vw, 482px” /> <figcaption>Portrait of Matsuo Basho by Yosa Buson</figcaption> </figure> In Japan, there are many people who are famous for haiku. Among them, the Matsuo Basho, who was active in Read more about Matsuo Basho’s biography[…]

Hototogisu, the longest haiku magazine and its school

“Hototogisu”, the longest magazine in Japan <img width=”640″ height=”427″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/0a74e93154f9f2bb20b02f4d5ce9f4f8_s.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/0a74e93154f9f2bb20b02f4d5ce9f4f8_s.jpg?w=640&amp;ssl=1 640w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/0a74e93154f9f2bb20b02f4d5ce9f4f8_s.jpg?resize=150%2C100&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/0a74e93154f9f2bb20b02f4d5ce9f4f8_s.jpg?resize=300%2C200&amp;ssl=1 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /></p> <h2>The magazine greatly contributed to Japanese modern poetry and literature</h2> <p>The haiku unique to Japan, which is fixed form Read more about Hototogisu, the longest haiku magazine and its school[…]

Sugita Hisajo’s haiku poems

Suzuki Hisajo’s haiku poems <img width=”640″ height=”478″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg?w=800&amp;ssl=1 800w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg?resize=150%2C112&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg?resize=300%2C224&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg?resize=768%2C574&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/128b696f1fa1a0987c0f92bc8f21bbfb-1.jpg?resize=285%2C214&amp;ssl=1 285w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> Suzuki Hisajo (1890- 1952) was a pioneer of female haiku poets who represent Japan. Takahama Koshi, who Read more about Sugita Hisajo’s haiku poems[…]

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Japanese death poems (haiku and Tanka) by famous people

Haiku and Tanka poems on deathbed <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes”> <img width=”640″ height=”309″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha-1024×494.jpg” alt=”skelton death” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=1024%2C494&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=150%2C72&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=300%2C145&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=768%2C370&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> In Japan, there was a custom of leaving a poetic Read more about Japanese death poems (haiku and Tanka) by famous people[…]

Best short Tanka poems about death by ancient Japanese poets

Ancient Japanese memorial, pass on Tanka poems about death of friend, mother, and loved one <figure> <img width=”403″ height=”600″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?w=403&amp;ssl=1 403w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=101%2C150&amp;ssl=1 101w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=202%2C300&amp;ssl=1 202w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=150%2C223&amp;ssl=1 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 403px) 100vw, 403px” /> <figcaption>Zentsuji Temple by Kawase Hasui</figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /></p> <p>It Read more about Best short Tanka poems about death by ancient Japanese poets[…]

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Best 8 short haiku poems about death and rip by famous poets

Japanese haiku poems about death, loss, farewell and for deceased loved ones <img width=”481″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg?w=481&amp;ssl=1 481w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg?resize=150%2C150&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg?resize=300%2C300&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg?resize=250%2C250&amp;ssl=1 250w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AmidaRaigo.jpg?resize=174%2C174&amp;ssl=1 174w” sizes=”(max-width: 481px) 100vw, 481px” /> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /></p> <p>Death is one of the most serious events in Read more about Best 8 short haiku poems about death and rip by famous poets[…]

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Old Japanese love lyrics Tanka poems from Man’yoshu

Short poems for loved one. Romantic, missing, losing, and deeply depressed poems from Man’yoshu   Man’yoshu is the oldest poem collection in Japan. 20 volumes in all. Both editors and the age of formation are unknown, but the completion of the whole volume is the Nara period around the end of the 8th century. It Read more about Old Japanese love lyrics Tanka poems from Man’yoshu[…]