Sunday, July 17, 2011

Spliced In Day 17



During the month of July There will be featured here at Lunch Break haiku related essays; original copyright remains with the websites and to their respective writers.


Spliced In - Day 17

...frustrated with trying to apply Japanese kigo to this hemisphere and continent I began researching potential Australian kigo/season words. I carefully reviewed haiku written by Australians and sought suggestions from both haijin and those unfamiliar with haiku. I was surprised to find only a handful of seasonal designators valid for all of Australia; most of these were events in human affairs such as Australia Day, Anzac Day, Melbourne Cup. I abandoned the project in favour of ....

Read the essaySearch for the Golden Boomerang ~ or Not Finding Australian Kigo By John Bird

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2 Comments:

Blogger Devika Jyothi said...

good jux, and good sets Gillena :)

got to read the notes later,

wishes,
devika

9:47 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy Sunday to you


much love...

1:58 PM  

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