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(1873-1937) Kawahigashi Hekigoto learned haiku from Masaoka Shiki with Takahama Kyoshi. Though Kyoshi respected traditional haiku, he pursued the new way and reached a free-verse haiku.   Sponsored Links         Spring                       Autumn         Sponsored Links                     Flower                  

Takahama Kyoshi’s haiku poems

Takahama Kyoshi(1874-1959) Takahama Kyoshi studied haiku under Masaoka Shiki 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.         Spring Sponsored Links       Summer                       Autumn Sponsored Links     Winter               Flower     Sponsored Links        

Yosa Buson

Yosa Buson’s haiku poems

Yosa Buson(1716-1784) Yosa Buson 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.         Spring     Sponsored Links                   Sponsored Links   Autumn     Sponsored Links         Winter     Books about Yosa Buson   See larger image Collected Haiku of Yosa Buson (Paperback) “Lovers of haiku will rejoice at the arrival of this book, the first complete translation of the collected haiku of Yosa Buson…rendered into English with obvious care and devotion…Through Buson we realize what haiku is Read more about Yosa Buson’s haiku poems[…]

The examples of haiku poems about flowers

Flower haiku poems by Japanese haiku poet 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. Sponsored Links                                                         Sponsored Links                                                       Books      See larger image Living Poetry: Flower Essence Haikus (Kindle Edition) The properties Read more about The examples of haiku poems about flowers[…]

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              

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 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[…]

Spring haiku poems of Japanese famous poets

Exapmles of Japanese 5-7-5 spring haiku to English three line Please see haiku dealing with the theme of spring made by the various Japanese haiku poet, Kobayashi Issa, Yosa Buson, Masaoka Shiki, Kawahigashi Hekigoto, Murakami Kijo, Ozaki Hosai, and Mizuhara Shuoshi.   Sponsored Links     You look for the poems of Matsuo Basho?             The haiku poems of Kobayashi Issa                       The haiku poems of Yosa Buson                             The haiku poems of Masaoka Shiki                 Read more about Spring haiku poems of Japanese famous poets[…]