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[…]

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> 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 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 Read more about Yosa Buson’s haiku poems[…]

Kobayashi Issa’s haiku poems

Kobayashi Issa’s haiku poems <img width=”640″ height=”414″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.050-1024×663.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.050.jpg?resize=1024%2C663&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.050.jpg?resize=300%2C194&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.050.jpg?resize=768%2C497&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/No.050.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” 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>Kobayashi Issa was a <a title=”What’s a haiku poem? The rule and format (Japanese and English)” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/literatures-and-poems/haiku/introduction-haiku”>haiku</a> poet in the Edo Read more about Kobayashi Issa’s haiku poems[…]

Masaoka Shiki and his haiku poems in English and Japanese

Masaoka Shiki’s haiku poems <img width=”424″ height=”600″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/424px-Masaoka_Shiki.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/424px-Masaoka_Shiki.jpg?w=424&amp;ssl=1 424w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/424px-Masaoka_Shiki.jpg?resize=212%2C300&amp;ssl=1 212w” sizes=”(max-width: 424px) 100vw, 424px” /> <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>Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) put effort into poetry activities to bring about innovation in the haiku from the Edo period. In the seven years Read more about Masaoka Shiki and his haiku poems in English and Japanese[…]

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 Read more about The examples of haiku poems about flowers[…]

Haiku poems about Christmas by Japanese famous poets

The examples of Christmas haiku with 5-7-5 style  There are not so many Christians in Japan, but Christmas had been celebrated since the beginning of the 20th century. People did not have enough economic power to enjoy the event grandly decades before, so the classic haiku poems about Christmas in Japan were modest. Sponsored Links       Read more about Haiku poems about Christmas by Japanese famous 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?                                           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 Read more about The autumn haiku poem examples by Japanese famous poets[…]