Monday, January 18, 2010

Lunch Break - 4th Anniversary

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Juxtaposing art and poetry; HAIGA; celebrating the 4th anniversary of Lunch Break January 18, 2010

Haiga is based on simple, yet often profound, observations of the everyday world. Just as haiku often internally juxtapose two images, haiga may also contain a juxtaposition between the haiku itself and the art work, but, the art work does not necessarily directly represent the images presented in the haiku. Stylistically, haiga vary widely ...more, CLICK here

Lets visit some of my favourite sites:-

here, i look forward to hearing the haunting echoes of the bamboo flautist along with contemporary, experimental and traditional forms... CLICK

here, you will meet an international set of pieces, offered up in contest; you will read comments highlighting strengths and weaknesses...CLICK

Sakuo san gives illustrated presentations of Issa's poems; sometimes, giving back ground insights into the inspiration for, and meanings of Issa's poems...CLICK

Kuni san, invites you, in plain talk to see; not just read the haiku imaged here...CLICK

A haiga a day whets the appitite here...CLICK


Lorraine said...

Happy 4th dear Girl ;) and thanks for the lovely links!

Devika said...

Congrats Gillena :)

and yes, thanks for the link..Sakuo san and Kuni san, i've been are new...thanks for the links, though it will be sometime that I be there...Am going home (Kerala) this week (slightly busy with things) and back by first week Feb, when i'll see in detail,

Haiga is something i love....for the defnition you said - juxtaposing art and poetry :)


Cindy said...

Happy 4th Anniversary, Gillena!

Magyar said...

__When I began to wander the haiku/haiga blogs a mere 16 months ago, yours, one of the first places I happily visited on a regular basis, and I remain. I wish you continued and great success in your fifth year!
__I too... appreciate the links!_m

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for stopping by; glad you liked the links

Dev have a good visit back home;

much love