Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Some modern haiku are typified by deviating from the traditional use of 5-7-5 sound pattern and dispensing with the kigo ("season word"); Shiki's haiku reform advocated neither break with tradition...
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matsu sugi ya kareno no naka no Fudōdō
pines and cedars -
in the withered fields
the Hall of Fudo
--Masaoka Shiki at Takahata Fudo Hall