3 Haiku Books In Celebration Of Haiku Poetry Day!

Hope everyone is comfortable and staying sane during this long and enduring quarantine. If you are feeling anxious and need to calm your nerves, open your window and let in some fresh air. Take in the atmosphere and take this time to express your creativity through the form of a haiku! Today is National Haiku Poetry Day and we should take this time to elicit strong feelings through the beauty of haiku poems.     Here are three haiku poetry books that I feel like are worth the read: Basho – The complete haiku ‘Basho‘ by Matsuo Basho is a …

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Haiku Poetry Day

Hope everyone is comfortable and staying sane during this long and enduring quarantine. If you are feeling anxious and need to calm your nerves, open your window and let in some fresh air. Take in the atmosphere and take this time to express your creativity through the form of a haiku! Today is National Haiku Poetry Day and we should take this time to elicit strong feelings through the beauty of haiku poems.

 

 

Here are three haiku poetry books that I feel like are worth the read:

Basho – The complete haiku

Basho‘ by Matsuo Basho is a book containing complete haiku that portrays the essence of experience and expression through the written word.

Basho: The Complete Haiku

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HAIKU – the last poetry of an american icon

Richard Wright, an African American author, wrote ‘Haiku‘ during his last 18 months of life. He wrote over 4,000 haikus that expressed insight, beauty, and inspiration.

Haiku: The Last Poems Of An American Icon

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The haiku handbook: How to write, teach, and appreciate haiku

The Haiku Handbook‘ by authors William J. Higginson and Penny Harter is less about the writers perspective and more about how we can indulge in the creative process of appreciating, writing, or even teaching haiku.

The Haiku Handbook

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