|Modern Haiku. The Heron's Nest. Roadrunner e-magazine.|
|Yuki Teikei Haiku Society: Join. GEPPO magazine. Annual anthologies.|
Toward an Aesthetic for English-Language Haiku by Lee Gurga.
2004 Pescadero Haiku Weekend Workshop (including exercises) with Christopher Herold.
|Highlights of Poetry. Index of poetry. How to Write Poetry. Books read.|
How to write specific forms:
Haibun. Haiku. Hay(na)ku. Rengay. Tanka.
Ballade. Concrete. Ghazal. Lai. Pantoum. Prose poem. Rondeau. Rubáiyát.
Sestina. Skaldic verse. Sonnet. Terza rima. Triolet. Tritina. Villanelle.
Clark Strand (haiku and essays).
J. Zimmerman. J. Zimmerman (haiku). J. Zimmerman (tanka).
Jane Hirshfield. Kay Ryan. Kay Ryan's style. Kay Ryan The Best Of It: New and Selected Poems.
Marianna Monaco. Ouzel (James Arnold). Patricia J. Machmiller. Shiki.
A pleasant book that:
Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart (2008)
by Patricia Donegan.
108 remarkable haiku by Japanese and Western poets,
with small essays to show how such brief poems can show us how we can approach our lives.
|A haiku is usually composed of two parts: a five-syllable phrase followed by a twelve-syllable one. One phrase sets forth the season, the other juxtaposes some other image. ... though the two parts remain distinct, together they form an impression which is more than the sum of their parts — that is, together they form a poem.|
[created] a new [type of]
based on shasei (the sketch from life),
[which] had completely revitalized the art.
Shasei stressed direct observation in the manner of a landscape painter who carries his sketchbook to the field and draws exactly what he sees. More than realism, however, the sketch from life offered Shiki and his followers a way of seeing nature as if for the first time.
... At the end of each notebook I fill with haiku, I am always struck by how much more of the world I have seen, and how much more in love with life I have become.
|[p.46] Write down your haiku just as they come to mind, without too much deliberation over whether they are good or bad. ... no amount or ingenuity or craft alone can make a haiku.|
How to Write Poetry.
How to write specific forms: Haibun. Haiku. Hay(na)ku. Rengay. Tanka.
|Books of Poetry Form.|
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