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[…]

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> <ul> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/famous-haiku-poems-matsuo-basho”> Matsuo Basho </a> </li> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/yosa-busons-haiku-poems”> Yosa Buson </a> </li> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/masaoka-shiki-haiku-poems”> Masaoka Shiki </a> </li> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/takahama-kyoshis-haiku-poems”> Takahama Kyoshi </a> </li> </ul> <h3><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”>Spring Poems</a></h3> <p>&lt;Japanese&gt; 蝶の触れ 行く礎沓に 匂ふ草 Cho no fure/ Yuku soto ni/ Niou kusa <English> The butterfly touches and go Read more about Kawahigashi Hekigoto’s haiku poems[…]

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 is. As the leader of “Hototogisu School”, he protected the tradition of haiku. On the contrary, other Shiki’s dicipline Kawahigashi Hekigoto seeked a new style of haiku poetry.   Related Post Hototogisu, the longest haiku magazine and its school Other famous Japanese poets Matsuo Basho Yosa Buson Masaoka Shiki Kawahigashi Hekigoto Spring Poems <Japanese> 竹林に Read more about Takahama Kyoshi’s haiku poems[…]

Yosa Buson

Yosa Buson’s haiku poems

Yosa Buson’s haiku poems <img width=”500″ height=”500″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg?w=500&amp;ssl=1 500w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg?resize=150%2C150&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg?resize=300%2C300&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg?resize=250%2C250&amp;ssl=1 250w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Yosa_Buson.jpg?resize=174%2C174&amp;ssl=1 174w” sizes=”(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px” /> Yosa Buson (1716-1784) was a haiku poet in the Edo era and also active as a painter. Therefore, his haiku has a feature that highlights a visual image clearly. Buson honored the great master of haiku <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/matsuo-bashos-biography” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Matsuo Basho</a> (1644-1694) and his style of the poetry.</p> <p style=”text-align: center;”>The haiku poems of the famous Japanese poets</p> <ul> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/matsuo-basho/famous-haiku-poems-matsuo-basho”> Matsuo Basho </a> </li> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/kobayashi-issa-haiku-poems”> Kobayashi Issa </a> </li> <li > <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/masaoka-shiki-haiku-poems”> Masaoka Shiki </a> </li> <li > Read more about Yosa Buson’s haiku poems[…]

The examples of haiku poems about flowers

Flower haiku poems by Japanese haiku poets <img width=”639″ height=”960″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg?w=639&amp;ssl=1 639w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg?resize=200%2C300&amp;ssl=1 200w” sizes=”(max-width: 639px) 100vw, 639px” /> In haiku, flowers are often used as words expressing the season (kigo). Also, the impression given by each flower makes it possible to have a clear image in poems. By the way, do you know Haiku poem’s definition and format? Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828) <Japanese> 正月や  村の小すみの  梅の花 Shogatsu ya/ Mura no kosumi no/ Ume no hana <English> It’s New Years. At the corner of the village, Ume blossoms.   Read more Kobayashi Issa’s haiku poems. Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) <Japanese> たんほゝを  ちらしに青む  春野哉 Tanpopo wo/ Chirashi ni aomu/ Haruno kana Read more about The examples of haiku poems about flowers[…]

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[…]

Winter haiku poems. Japanese famous poets’ examples

Japanese 5-7-5 winter haiku to English three line In the old Japanese where heating equipment was poor than it is now, the coldness in winter was so strict for people. How did the haiku poets express the season?                                                                                                         See also Haiku poems of winter. The examples by Matsuo Basho Haiku poems about Christmas by Japanese famous poets           Read more about Winter haiku poems. Japanese famous poets’ examples[…]

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[…]

Spring haiku poems of Japanese famous poets

Exapmles of Japanese 5-7-5 spring haiku to English three line <img width=”640″ height=”957″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.016.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.016.jpg?w=642&amp;ssl=1 642w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.016.jpg?resize=201%2C300&amp;ssl=1 201w” 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>Please read haiku poems about spring by the various Japanese haiku poet, <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/kobayashi-issa-haiku-poems” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Kobayashi Issa</a>, <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/yosa-busons-haiku-poems” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Yosa Buson</a>, <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/masaoka-shiki-haiku-poems” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Masaoka Shiki</a>, <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/kawahigashi-hekigoto-haiku-poems” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Kawahigashi Hekigoto</a>, Murakami Kijo, Ozaki Hosai, and Mizuhara Shuoshi.</p> <h2>Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)</h2> <p>&lt;Japanese&gt; 春風や 牛にひかれて 善光寺 Harukaze ya/ Ushi ni hikarete/ Zenkoji <English> The spring breeze. Being pulled by a cow To the Zenkoji temple.   *From the Japanese traditional Read more about Spring haiku poems of Japanese famous poets[…]

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