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#84258 - 04/07/05 08:46 AM Haiku
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Haiku is considered by many one of the most important forms of japanese poetry.

Haiku is, a 17-syllable poem consisting of three units of 5, 7, and 5 syllables. Some recognised masters of haiku are Basho, Yosa Buson, and Kobayashi and Issa. Feel free to add a favorite poem from a master or one of your own.

Teacher walks so slow.

Embers fall from trees aflame

Sweeping, his waist twists.

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#84259 - 04/07/05 09:26 AM Re: Haiku
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An oldie:

Even in Kyoto
Hearing the cuckoo's cry
I long for Kyoto

-Basho

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#84260 - 04/07/05 09:41 AM Re: Haiku
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But a goodie. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#84261 - 04/07/05 09:48 AM Re: Haiku
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below the falls -
a golden stepping stone
just out of reach


i made it to fit the criteria more closly



[This message has been edited by respekt (edited 04-07-2005).]

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#84262 - 04/07/05 09:58 AM Re: Haiku
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Assume I am illiterate (not far from the truth)....please tell me who composed the above haiku...or was it famous Anon?

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#84263 - 04/07/05 09:59 AM Re: Haiku
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not quite the full 17 but hey

[This message has been edited by respekt (edited 04-07-2005).]

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#84264 - 04/07/05 10:08 AM Re: Haiku
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Pre 1850 or so it was common to find variations on the 5/7/5 meter. Most modern haiku works within the 5/7/5 structure.

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#84265 - 04/07/05 10:10 AM Re: Haiku
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here is another one...

as the leopard sleeps
all is tranquil, the trees sway
the snow falls slow.

ps I wrote the previous and this one.

[This message has been edited by respekt (edited 04-07-2005).]

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#84266 - 04/07/05 10:26 AM Re: Haiku
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respekt,
It is common in haiku circles for groups to write together. I hope you will not be offended if I use yours as a springboard.

Slumbering leopard.

Trees speaking tranquility

snowflakes descending


With respekt. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#84267 - 04/07/05 10:38 AM Re: Haiku
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by oldman:
respekt,
It is common in haiku circles for groups to write together. I hope you will not be offended if I use yours as a springboard.

Slumbering leopard.

Trees speaking tranquility

snowflakes descending


With respekt. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]
[/QUOTE]

cool with me, it sounds better now

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