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Haiku's simple poetry form and focus on nature have inspired and captivated people the world over. This collection of classic Japanese examples effectively displays the beauty, serenity, and simplicity of haiku. The rich illustrations that accompany the poetry reveal the talents of both the artists and poets for their ability to make the obvious seem remarkable, and the everyday extraordinary. Haiku expert David Cobb's fascinating and informative introduction describe the history and development of haiku from earliest to contemporary times; he also provides biographic information about the various featured poets. Haiku: The Poetry of Nature is a celebration of the simplicity of the natural world as told through this compelling art form, and is the perfect haiku reader for the meditative soul.
Haiku: The Poetry of Nature showcases 60 classic haiku by such writers as Basho and Kyoshi, poets who mastered the art of this quiet yet evocative poetry form.
Publisher: New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781468306880
Branch Call Number: 895.61 HAIKU
Characteristics: vi, 89 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Cobb, David 1926-- Editor


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