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Differences between Haiku and Tanka poetry

Japanese Haiku and Tanka. The differences of their rule, poets, history… <img width=”640″ height=”836″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256-784×1024.jpg” alt=”murasaki shikibu suzuki harunobu” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=784%2C1024&amp;ssl=1 784w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=115%2C150&amp;ssl=1 115w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=230%2C300&amp;ssl=1 230w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?resize=768%2C1004&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fidelity_Shin_depicted_as_Murasaki_Shikibu_from_the_series_Five_Cardinal_Virtues_c._1767_by_Suzuki_Harunobu_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC00256.jpg?w=1920&amp;ssl=1 1920w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> Haiku and tanka are the representative Japanese poetry. Both are a fixed form of poem with a small number Read more about Differences between Haiku and Tanka poetry[…]

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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 Read more about Japanese death poems (haiku and Tanka) by famous people[…]

Best short Tanka poems about death by ancient Japanese poets

Ancient Japanese memorial, pass on Tanka poems about death of friend, mother, and loved one <figure> <img width=”403″ height=”600″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?w=403&amp;ssl=1 403w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=101%2C150&amp;ssl=1 101w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=202%2C300&amp;ssl=1 202w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/403px-Zentsu-ji.jpg?resize=150%2C223&amp;ssl=1 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 403px) 100vw, 403px” /> <figcaption>Zentsuji Temple by Kawase Hasui</figcaption> </figure> <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>It Read more about Best short Tanka poems about death by ancient Japanese poets[…]

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Old Japanese love lyrics Tanka poems from Man’yoshu

Short poems for loved one. Romantic, missing, losing, and deeply depressed poems from Man’yoshu   Man’yoshu is the oldest poem collection in Japan. 20 volumes in all. Both editors and the age of formation are unknown, but the completion of the whole volume is the Nara period around the end of the 8th century. It Read more about Old Japanese love lyrics Tanka poems from Man’yoshu[…]

8 missing a loved one lyrics Tanka poems by Japanese ancient poets

8 love and loss Tanka poems in Japanese and English <img width=”640″ height=”427″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/87326aec1b7d876312677d74b7328051_s.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/87326aec1b7d876312677d74b7328051_s.jpg?w=640&amp;ssl=1 640w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/87326aec1b7d876312677d74b7328051_s.jpg?resize=150%2C100&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/87326aec1b7d876312677d74b7328051_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 /> Of Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets which gathered the famous Tanka poems in Japan, Read more about 8 missing a loved one lyrics Tanka poems by Japanese ancient poets[…]

Best 10 love lyrics of Tanka poetry by famous Japanese poets

Classic 5-7-5-7-7 Tanka love lyrics in Japanese and English <img width=”402″ height=”599″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/402px-Bin_naoshi_Utamaro.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/402px-Bin_naoshi_Utamaro.jpg?w=402&amp;ssl=1 402w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/402px-Bin_naoshi_Utamaro.jpg?resize=201%2C300&amp;ssl=1 201w” sizes=”(max-width: 402px) 100vw, 402px” /> Though the poetry dealing with various themes, Tanka poems of romance is especially popular. Because in any age, the feelings of love for others are the same, and we easily feel sympathy for Read more about Best 10 love lyrics of Tanka poetry by famous Japanese poets[…]

What is Japanese Tanka poetry: forms and examples by famous poems

Tanka, the oldest Japanese poetry’s definition and examples Although haiku is famous as traditional Japanese poetry throughout the world, Tanka that has more 1000 years history than haiku. Tanka has been closely attached to the lives of people and loved by them still today beyond the years. What is and how to write Tanka Poetry? Tanka Read more about What is Japanese Tanka poetry: forms and examples by famous poems[…]

What is haiku poetry: format, rules and history

Format, rule, seasonal words, and famous poets of haiku poetry The rules of haiku is so simple. But do you know how to write haiku poems is different between Japanese and English? What is a “haiku”? The structure in Japanese and in English. The format of Japanese  5-7-5 syllables (17 syllables in all) Must use a seasonally Read more about What is haiku poetry: format, rules and history[…]

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Japanese literatures and poetry

[su_label type=”info”]Overview[/su_label]     [su_label type=”black”]Mith and history book[/su_label] The history of Japanese literature began at Nara Period. The oldest book in Japan is “Records of Ancient Matters/Kojiki(古事記)”. The content of “Kojiki” is myth and history of ancient Japan from the origin of the country to the real emperors.     It was compiled in Read more about Japanese literatures and poetry[…]