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Occasionally a haiku is written that is so full of possible divisions into what is the fragment or the phrase that writing it in one line is the only way that offers the reader the complete freedom to find the breaks.
Aside from the observation that most of the "flat" haiku are simple observations lacking in hidden metaphor and so many of the haiku that "grab one" are those offering a metaphor to chew on is the idea that we need metaphor to bring into concrete reality the poetic vision.
Fortunately for haiku writers, their catch doesn't get smelly if it gets mislaid in the trunk of the car and taking a live fish off a hook is certainly different from scratching words on paper but the thrill is very similar.
www.ahapoetry.com /haiku.htm   (9330 words)

  haiku introduction
In the 17th century one of the most famous haiku writers, Bashu, established the haiku in the form and with the characteristic contents as it is still seen today.
The haiku aims not to influence the reader, but react within and by means of him or her.
Haiku Theme Page with supplement the study of haiku and contain a lot of useful educational resources.
www.haiku-plus.de /englisch/haiku-e.html   (731 words)

 How to write a Haiku: Description and explanation of the Haiku, a poetry form from Japan.
In Japanese Haiku, Kenneth Yashuda asserts that a haiku is a poem that:
While the usual subject matter of haiku is an experience, be it the objective or subjective form of that experience, the subject matter of a haiku may also legitimately be an experience of the imagination; and the process of writing any haiku may equally be a process of the creative imagination.
Haiku and Tanka generally use mora (or a counting unit) as the basis for determining 5-7-5(-7-7) lengths.
www.baymoon.com /~ariadne/form/haiku.htm   (2761 words)

Haiku is one of the most important form of traditional Japanese poetry.
Haiku is, today, a 17-syllable verse form consisting of three metrical units of 5, 7, and 5 syllables.
Haiku would be truer to reality if there were no center of interest in it.
www.toyomasu.com /haiku   (914 words)

 haiku Learning Management System: The effortless, elegant LMS | haiku LMS
Implement a school or institution-wide classroom-to-student communication system.
Whether delivering resources or report cards, haiku LMS' committment to simplicity helps you shine in your community.
With little or no training, educators are immersed in haiku LMS in minutes.
www.haikuls.com   (228 words)

This was, sometimes implied and occasionally expressed, as being: if the author's mind/heart was correctly aligned in the "proper" attitude, while experiencing a so-called "haiku moment", one merely had to report on the experience to have a darn-good haiku.
Another advantage of this system of defining a haiku was that it bestowed near-religious honor on the author of a passable haiku.
Perhaps this is because in the haiku scene there continues to be such a reverence for the haiku moment and such a dislike for what are called "desk haiku".
www.ahapoetry.com /haiartjr.htm   (4190 words)

 Haiku Project
Haiku is an open-source operating system currently in development designed from the ground up for desktop computing.
As recently noted by Haiku developer Axel Dörfler on the development mailing list, Teldar Corporation has open sourced their BeServed network file sharing solution for BeOS and donated the code to Haiku.
With the help of a generous donator, Haiku, Inc. has acquired a major share of Google, Inc. and is now in the process of reorganizing Google for a major focus shift that will allow for wide distribution of Haiku R1 to OEMs.
www.haiku-os.org   (1473 words)

 Haiku Society of America
The Haiku Society of America is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1968 by Harold G. Henderson and Leroy Kanterman to promote the writing and appreciation of haiku in English.
Membership is open to all readers, writers, and students of haiku.
The HSA maintains this web site with additional information about the Society, archives of winners of the HSA contests, and other haiku activities at http://www.hsa-haiku.org.
www.hsa-haiku.org   (228 words)

 Simply Haiku: Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
A quarterly journal, Simply Haiku contains original contributions from new poets and experienced haijin, with offerings in the English genres of haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, renku and haiga.
In addition, we feature a haiku column, and offer articles, interviews and book reviews featuring well known figures from the international haiku community along with reprints from other journals that merit wider distribution.
Each member of our editorial staff accepts submissions for his or her own genre/section of the journal.
www.simplyhaiku.com   (105 words)

 Welcome to Modern Haiku
An Independent Journal of Haiku and Haiku Studies
Spiess haiku contest - See the 2007 winners!
© 2008 Modern Haiku • PO Box 7046 • Evanston, IL 60204-7046
www.modernhaiku.org   (59 words)

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