POETRY : Haiku

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Traditionally a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, evoking images of the natural world. Modern haiku at times differs from these "rules" but always remains a very short poem.

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One of many poems about dragonflies written by the Japanese haiku master, Kobayashi Issa. Japanese Poem, Japanese Haiku, Very Short Poems, Dragonfly Quotes, Buddhist Wisdom, Poetry Foundation, Philosophical Quotes, Buddha Zen, Writing Poetry

Dragonfly Haiku

Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa, also known as Kobayashi Yataro and Kobayashi Nobuyuki, was born in Kashiwabara, Shinanao province. He eventually took the…

On this road, Where no one travels, Autumn night. - Matsuo Basho, Basho was the most famous poet of the Edo period in Japan. He made haiku an art form. Some people have considered him the greatest man that Japan has ever produced. Haiku, Very Short Poems, Japanese Poem, November Rain, October, Famous Poets, Autumnal Equinox, Interesting Quotes, True Words

Draw & Wings.

On this road, where nobody else travels, autumn nightfall. (Matsuo Basho 1644-1694) original image from flickr

Where did you go on your journey back to me? Zen Quotes, Meditation Quotes, Life Quotes, Japanese Poem, Japanese Art, Very Short Poems, Book Of Poems, New Year Gifts, Haiku

Draw & Wings.

Where did you go on your journey back to me? (Kobayashi issa 1763-1828)