Literatures and poems

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/ …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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