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 haiku poems by famous Japanese poets

Romantic Japanese 5-7-5 haiku about love for English three line 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. Related Post Haiku poem’s definition, examples and format(Japanese and English)                     Sponsored Links           < p style=”text-align: center;”>         Other collections of haiku poems  Haiku poems about Christmas by Japanese famous poet The examples of haiku poems about flowers              

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 line All of the following summer haiku poems are created by Japanese famous poets.   Sponsored Links                                                       Sponsored Links                                                                             Sponsored Links           See also Haiku poems of summer. The examples by Matsuo Basho       Back Read more about The summer haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets[…]

Famous haiku poems about nature by the famous poets

Haiku poems about nature by famous poets 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!   Haiku poem’s definition and format Sponsored Links   <Japanese> 涼風の 曲がりくねって  来たりけり Suzukaze no/ Magari-kunette/ Kitari keri <English> The cool breeze Twisted and crooked, Then came here.   [/su_animate]     Issa’s Best: A Translator’s Selection of Master Haiku, Print Edition                                      

Winter haiku poems, Matsuo Basho’s examples

Basho’s winter haiku  The winter haiku which made by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) are clearly expressed his own viewpoints comparing to other seasons. Between October and December was winter as the old calender.                                                 Sponsored Links Iwachu Japanese Iron Tetsubin Teapot, Cherry Blossoms, Gold and Purple                       Sponsored Links Japan Kyoto Gauze Scarf Small Motif Stripe 8.6 x 52 Inch Cool Kimono Design Print                       Sponsored Links   See Read more about Winter haiku poems, Matsuo Basho’s examples[…]

Haiku poems of autumn. The examples by Matsuo Basho

Basho’s autumn haiku The autumn haiku poems of Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) have not only seasonally lonely but also somewhat frank. And some of them represent his later years.     Haiku poem’s definition and format(Japanese and English)                                         Sponsored Links           See larger image Basho: The Complete Haiku (Hardcover) Basho stands today as Japan’s most renowned writer, and one of the most revered. Wherever Japanese literature, poetry or Zen are studied, his oeuvre carries weight. Every new student of haiku quickly learns that Basho was the greatest of the Old Japanese Masters. Read more about Haiku poems of autumn. The examples by Matsuo Basho[…]

Haiku poems of summer. The examples by Matsuo Basho

Basho’s summer haiku  The famous haiku made by Matsuo Basho(1644-1694) are mostly the theme of summer. In the Japanese lunar calendar, April to July is summer. Haiku poem’s definition and format(Japanese and English) Sponsored Links                                                                           Sponsored Links                                                                           Read more about Haiku poems of summer. The examples by Matsuo Basho[…]

Spring haiku poem examples by Matsuo Basho

Basho’s spring haiku The spring haiku that Matsuo Basho(1644-1694) made has a seasonally free and easy characteristic, but some work are somewhat funny(it probably depended on his personality). As it was the lunar calendar until the Edo period in Japan, spring was between January and March.       Sponsored Links     Please enjoy the great 5-7-5 poems on comfortable season.   Haiku poem’s definition and format(Japanese and English)                                                                   Sponsored Links                   Read more about Spring haiku poem examples by Matsuo Basho[…]

Best 10 famous Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems in Japanese and English

Learn the meaning of Matsuo Basho’s famous haiku poems Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) made about 1000 haiku poems in his lifetime with the jouney around Japan. His writing “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” is the most famous haiku collection in Japan.    Among them, I would like to introduce you the 10 famous examples of his works including about “old pond and frog”, “cicada” and his death poem(“sick on a journey”). The haiku poems are shown in original Japanese 5-7-7 syllables, and translated to English three lines style to realize the meaning.   Related Post                                 Read more about Best 10 famous Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems in Japanese and English[…]