Haiku: Japanese Art and Poetry 2012 Calendar (Wall Calendar)

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Haiku: Japanese Art and Poetry 2012 Calendar (Wall Calendar) - Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria
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The traditional Japanese haiku contains seventeen sound characters, a seasonal reference, and a distinct pause or interruption. The seasonal allusion emphasizes the essence of haiku: nature and its ephemeral beauty. The twelve deceptively simple haiku featured in this calendarrendered in English with Japanese calligraphies and transliterationsare from Pomegranates book Haiku: Japanese Art and Poetry, by Judith Patt, Michiko Warkentyne, and Barry Till. The poems are paired with ukiyo-e prints and shin hanga woodcuts. With ...

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