- Be a Poet. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/17/2006, Vol. 74 Issue 22, p8
The article provides information on the form of Japanese poetry called haiku. Haikus were first written in Japan in the 16th century. A haiku is a short, simple poem that does not rhyme and traditionally focuses on nature. Haikus generally consist of no more than 17 syllables within three lines...
- Haiku Humor: What's So Funny About 17 Syllables? // Read;4/1/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p31
The article discusses Haiku poetry, a form of Japanese poetry that was developed in the 16th century. A haiku has 17 syllables laid out in 3 lines, in a 5-7-5-syllable pattern. The article suggests that haiku's celebrate serenity and simplicity while focusing on the natural world and its...
- THE PROBLEM OF PERSONA IN HAIKU. Joy, Alexander B. // Modern Haiku;Autumn2014, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p42
An essay is presented about the challenges and problems of the persona of Haiku poems. The author mentions the puzzling personification and metaphor of animals in poems. He cites the deficit of zoological specificity of the metaphors of animals. Moreover, he states the complexity of stories and...
- A Teacher's View of Haiku Poetry. Musser, Donna // Writers' Journal;May/Jun2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p44
The article presents the teacher's view of Japanese haiku poetry. The teacher said that in more than thirty years of teaching experience she never found a subject more universally disliked than poetry, until a camp counselor introduced her to haiku and she began to use haiku as an introduction...
- Geethanjali Rajan: Malayalam haiku. Rajan, Geethanjali // Muse India;Nov/Dec2013, Issue 52, p1
The article offers information on Malayalam haiku. Malayalam literature has always been vibrant and thought provoking and there are many poets who write haiku in Malayalam. The topics in Malayalam literature range from nature to reminiscence and love, from society to political commentary. More...
- Puja Malushte: Marathi haiku. Malushte, Puja // Muse India;Nov/Dec2013, Issue 52, p1
The article offers information on Marathi haiku. It is said that Haiku has got its own identity in Marathi literature and it is written giving focus to the soul of haiku which includes haiku moment, haiku experience and objective description in appropriate words. Haiku is traditionally written...
- Be a Poet! // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;4/24/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p8
The article presents information on haiku, a form of Japanese poetry. Haiku is a short, simple poem that does not rhyme and traditionally focuses on nature. It consists of no more than 17 syllables over three lines of text. The word haiku has two syllables, hai and ku.
- HAIKU. Spencer, Ruth // Metro (NZ);Sep2014, Issue 386, p130
Several untitled haiku poems are presented. First Line: No time to care? Don't; Last Line: Will be On Demand. First Line: Hoist by own petard; Last Line: Whale Oil will Beef Hooked. First Line: Vote, eat, drink and be; Last Line: Die of Ebola.
- Tanka as Memoir: Real or Imagined? Ward, Linda Jeannette // American Tanka;2003, Issue 13, p67
This essay contends on the blending of fiction and nonfiction in tanka memoirs. Prevalence of autobiographical writings in contemporary tanka and haiku poems; Differences between haiku and tanka poems; Imaginary components for the tanka poet.