Haiku

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 …

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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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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Matsuo Basho

The summary of “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI”> <img width=”640″ height=”194″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI-1024×311.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg?resize=1024%2C311&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg?resize=300%2C91&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg?resize=768%2C233&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg?w=1500&amp;ssl=1 1500w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Buson_OKUnoHOSOMICHI.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Departure of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Yosa Buson</figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br …

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The meaning of the frog and old pond haiku poem by Matsuo Basho

The fact of the most famous haiku poem in Japan. <figure> <img width=”640″ height=”381″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/frog-2504507_960_720.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/frog-2504507_960_720.jpg?w=960&amp;ssl=1 960w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/frog-2504507_960_720.jpg?resize=300%2C178&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/frog-2504507_960_720.jpg?resize=768%2C457&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> The most famous haiku poem of the most famous haiku poet in Japan.   古池や 蛙飛び込む 水の音 The old pond A frog leaps in. Sound of the water. …

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Kawahigashi Hekigoto’s haiku poems

Kawahigashi Hekigoto’s haiku poems <img width=”404″ height=”599″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/92db2ff04266ade08244328f410195b8.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/92db2ff04266ade08244328f410195b8.jpg?w=404&amp;ssl=1 404w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/92db2ff04266ade08244328f410195b8.jpg?resize=202%2C300&amp;ssl=1 202w” sizes=”(max-width: 404px) 100vw, 404px” /> Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937) learned haiku from <a title=”Masaoka Shiki’s haiku poems” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/masaoka-shiki-haiku-poems”>Masaoka Shiki</a> with <a title=”Takahama Kyoshi’s haiku poems” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/takahama-kyoshis-haiku-poems”>Takahama Kyoshi</a>. Though Kyoshi respected traditional haiku, he pursued the new way and reached a free-verse haiku.</p> <p>Other famous Japanese poets</p> …

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Takahama Kyoshi’s haiku poems

Takahama Kyoshis haiku poems <img width=”408″ height=”428″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Takahama_Kyoshi.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Takahama_Kyoshi.jpg?w=408&amp;ssl=1 408w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Takahama_Kyoshi.jpg?resize=286%2C300&amp;ssl=1 286w” sizes=”(max-width: 408px) 100vw, 408px” /> Takahama Kyoshi (1874-1959) studied haiku under <a title=”Masaoka Shiki’s haiku poems” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/masaoka-shiki-haiku-poems”>Masaoka Shiki</a> since he was a junior high school student. He aspired an objective and realistic poetry and followed the traditional haiku expressing nature as it …

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