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 the Edo period, is known worldwide by developing Haikai poetry that was the source of haiku.  Learn about the origin, formats, and rules of haiku poetry His representative work is the travel book “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” from Edo to Oshu, Hokuriku Road. Basho left many haiku poems and influenced many poets Read more about Matsuo Basho’s biography[…]

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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 short sentence on a deathbed, “Jisei no ku (death poem). It is often the one that emphasizes the phonology such as Tanka, haiku and Chinese poetry. It is considered to be an East Asian custom, especially in Japan since the Middle Ages. Not only poets but also cultural people and samurai warriors composed the death Read more about Japanese death poems (haiku and Tanka) by famous people[…]

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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 life, none that can escape. That is why the great haiku poets expressed their whole view of the world on the theme of death with 17 characters. There are concrete and abstract haiku poems, but you will learn the person or Japanese view of death. In addition, there was a custom of composing rip haiku Read more about Best 8 short haiku poems about death and rip by famous poets[…]

Haiku’s format and rules in English and Japanese

How to do a “haiku” poem? The rules for haiku is so simple. But do you know how to write haiku poems is different between Japanese and English?  What is a “haiku”. It’s structure in Japanese and in English.     The format of Japanese  5-7-5 syllables (17 syllables in all) Must use a seasonally word(phrase), “kigo“(read below)     The strucure of haiku is basically 5-7-5, 15 syllables. It is a poem that place value on the rhythm of sound, so it is better to keep 5-7-5 as possible. It is like a samba rhythm for Brazilians. The Japanese settle down somehow by listening to this syllable.   However, as an exception, there Read more about Haiku’s format and rules in English and Japanese[…]

Best 10 love lyrics haiku poems by famous Japanese poets

Romantic Japanese love lyrics of 5-7-5 haiku for English three lines <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/kitagawa-utamaro/uatamaros-anthology-poems-love-section” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”> <img width=”640″ height=”934″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.055.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.055.jpg?w=658&amp;ssl=1 658w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.055.jpg?resize=206%2C300&amp;ssl=1 206w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>From “Anthology of Poems: The Love Section” ukiyo-e art prints by Kitagawa Utamaro</figcaption> </figure> Most of the themes of Japanese haiku are about nature or everyday life, but still there are excellent poems of love from Edo period to the present day. The following haiku poems are the outstanding works in Japan. Related Posts Most famous 10 haiku poems in Japanese and English Best 10 love lyrics of Tanka poetry by famous Japanese poets “Anthology of Poems: Read more about Best 10 love lyrics haiku poems by famous Japanese poets[…]

The autumn haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets

Japanese 5-7-5 autumn haiku to English three line I show you the wonderful autumn haiku poems made by Japanese famous haiku poet.     Sponsored Links                               Sponsored Links Japanese Noren Tapestry Door Curtain red “The maple leaves are tinge with autumn red ” ふじさん Fujisan                                                     Sponsored Links Amazing Autumn Colors in Kyoto                                   Sponsored Links Read more about The autumn haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets[…]

The summer haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets

Japanese 5-7-5 summer haiku to English three lines <img width=”547″ height=”800″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/hokusai_taki_4.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/hokusai_taki_4.jpg?w=547&amp;ssl=1 547w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/hokusai_taki_4.jpg?resize=103%2C150&amp;ssl=1 103w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/hokusai_taki_4.jpg?resize=205%2C300&amp;ssl=1 205w” sizes=”(max-width: 547px) 100vw, 547px” /> Four seasons haiku poems by famous haiku poets</p> <ul> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/spring-haiku-poem-examples-famous-poets”> Spring haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/summer-haiku-poem-examples-famous-poets”> Summer haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/autumn-haiku-poem-examples-famous-poets”> Autumn haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/winter-haiku-poem-examples-japanese-famous-poets”> Winter haiku poems </a> </li> </ul> <p>All of the following summer haiku poems are created by Japanese famous poets. Related Posts 10 most famous haiku poems in Japanese and English Haiku poems of summer. The examples by Matsuo Basho <h2>Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)</h2> <p>&lt;Japanese&gt; すず風や 力いっぱい きりぎりす Suzukaze ya/ Chikara Read more about The summer haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets[…]

Famous haiku poems about nature by the famous poets

Haiku short poems about nature by famous poets <img width=”640″ height=”953″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/No.025.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/No.025.jpg?w=645&amp;ssl=1 645w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/No.025.jpg?resize=202%2C300&amp;ssl=1 202w” 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> <p>Since the establishment of haiku in the Edo period, so many poems about nature have been created. Among them, I would like to introduce the haiku created by the famous haiku poets. These will help you to think of haiku poem ideas! And if you’er looking for the haiku poems by Matsuo Basho, please read “<a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/famous-haiku-poems-matsuo-basho” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Best 10 Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems</a>”.     By the way, do you know Haiku Read more about Famous haiku poems about nature by the famous poets[…]

Winter haiku poems, Matsuo Basho’s examples

Matsuo Basho’s Winter haiku poems <img width=”640″ height=”419″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.017-1024×670.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.017.jpg?resize=1024%2C670&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.017.jpg?resize=300%2C196&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.017.jpg?resize=768%2C502&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.017.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> Matsuo Basho’s four seasons haiku poems</p> <ul> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/haiku-poems-spring-examples-matsuo-basho”> Spring haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/haiku-poems-summer-examples-matsuo-basho”> Summer haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/haiku-poems-autumn-matsuo-basho”> Autumn haiku poems </a> </li> <li > <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/haiku-poems-winter-examples-matsuo-basho”> Winter haiku poems </a> </li> </ul> <p>The winter haiku which made by <strong>Matsuo Basho</strong> (1644-1694) are clearly expressed his own viewpoints comparing to other seasons. Between October and December was winter as the old calender. Related Posts Biography of Matsuo Basho Best 10 Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems Haiku poem’s definition and format Read more about Winter haiku poems, Matsuo Basho’s examples[…]

Haiku poems of autumn. The examples by Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho’s Autumn haiku poems <img width=”638″ height=”960″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.094.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.094.jpg?w=638&amp;ssl=1 638w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.094.jpg?resize=199%2C300&amp;ssl=1 199w” sizes=”(max-width: 638px) 100vw, 638px” /> <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>The autumn haiku poems of <strong>Matsuo Basho</strong> (1644-1694) have not only seasonally lonely but also somewhat frank. And some of them represent his later years. Related Posts Biography of Matsuo Basho Best 10 Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems Haiku poem’s definition and format (Japanese and English) <h2><a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/narrow-road-deep-north-matsuo-basho” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Basho’s Autumn haiku poems</a></h2> <p>&lt;Japanese&gt; 秋の夜を 打ち崩したる 咄かな Aki no yo wo/ Uchikuzushitaru/ Hanashi kana <English> In the autumn night,  Breaking into A pleasant chat.   <Japanese> 詠むるや 江戸には稀な 山の月 Nagamuru ya/ Edo niha marena/ Yama no tsuki Read more about Haiku poems of autumn. The examples by Matsuo Basho[…]

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