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Postby Txkun » Thu 11.24.2005 5:38 pm

Hi! I was wondering if someone else here likes haiku. I read a poem collection and I really like them. I even tried to write with my very poor japanese some.
I hadn't much success but I would love to read ones from you! :D

あかいくも
ひのいりをみる
へいわてき
akai kumo
hinoiri wo miru
heiwateki
= loosely
red cloud,
watching the sunset
peacefull

ねこあびる
なつのあついの
せみうたう
neko abiru
natsu no atsuino
semi utau
= loosely
a cat catching sun,
the warmth of summer[and]
the cicada singing

Post yours!!
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RE: Haiku

Postby Txkun » Fri 01.06.2006 6:58 am

They are nice chandra... write more!!
I could write another winter haiku too since here I'm freezing now! ;)

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Don't use too much shoutbox. Admins may complain ;)
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RE: Haiku

Postby Mariya » Fri 01.06.2006 8:13 am

Don't know much about them, but they are great :D Will look some up!

chandrayee - Please don't double post, you can edit your original post. ;)
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RE: Haiku

Postby spank » Fri 01.06.2006 8:48 am

about the haikus:
it is 5,7,5 right?
is that 5,7,5 syllables or 5,7,5 characters per line?
i'm guessing syllables, but i really don't know.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Daisuke » Fri 01.06.2006 8:55 am

In Txkun's posts, it looks like it's 5, 7, 5 characters ! ;)
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RE: Haiku

Postby Txkun » Fri 01.06.2006 9:44 am

A great master was Basho Matsuo: http://www.toyomasu.com/haiku/

I googled for 10 minutes trying to find a good page with haiku with original japanese but I found none. :(

I'm happy a owe a good book then.

Anyway here is a little one winter.

samui yuki,
ichigatsu no asa,
yasumimasu >>

cold snow,
a morning of (a day of) january
it sleeps. (with it I mean the nature... :D )
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RE: Haiku

Postby zengargoyle » Fri 01.06.2006 1:12 pm

http://shiki1.cc.ehime-u.ac.jp/~shiki/P ... Haiku.html
古池や蛙とび込む水の音

furuike ya
kawazu tobikomu
mizu no oto

-- MATSUO BASHO (松尾芭蕉 1644 - 1694)


somewhere i have a link of a bunch of original haiku. i'll try and find it later. to keep you busy:

THE FIVE HUNDRED ESSENTIAL JAPANESE SEASON WORDS
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RE: Haiku

Postby mandolin » Fri 01.06.2006 6:04 pm

Chandrayee, if you have two or more posts in a row, it's against forum guidelines. If you have something you need to say in addition to the last post you made, EDIT it, don't just post again as Mariya (an admin) told you.

haiku's are 5-7-5 syllables, so with kanji they'd look shorter.

I've been told the reason for that is that japanese naturally flows in an 8-beat rhythm. So when reading haiku aloud, you pause for 3 beats at the ends of the first line, pause for 1 beat at the end of the second, and for 3 at the end of the third before indicating you're finished (like with a bow or something).

That could be wrong, though..... it's second hand info. :P
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RE: Haiku

Postby Daisuke » Sat 01.07.2006 6:56 am

chandrayee wrote:

Kokoro no mado_ga
Shimete ita
Namida no kawa ga
Nagarete ita
Kanashii ka na


Okay, next double post and you are out. You've been warned so many times.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Infidel » Sat 01.07.2006 7:43 am

so not only double posts but empty posts now? If you're going to reply at least put something meaningful in your reply.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Mariya » Sat 01.07.2006 8:34 am

Everyone knows this is a Haiku forum, you do not need to point that out. Please stop the useless posts.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Daisuke » Sat 01.07.2006 12:22 pm

ishnar wrote:
so not only double posts but empty posts now? If you're going to reply at least put something meaningful in your reply.


Empty posts are of course not allowed.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Gan » Sat 01.07.2006 12:56 pm

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Versionの日本語
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日で涙の僕 EDIT: I wrote Boku in hiragana, -CHANGED

日の涙
と居の藷?杤r
君が事故

[Hiragana]

ひ で なみだ の ぼく

ひ の なみだ
と きょ の じゅうにじ
きみ が じこ

[Ro-maji]

Hi de namida no boku

hi no namida
to kyo no juuniji
kimi ga jiko

[English Translation]

The day which means my tears(I dun think I translated that right):D

The days tears
And the cries of midnight
You are troubled

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English Version
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The feelings of a never ending day of loneliness

All the days tears
The cries of midnight
You are troubled
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English Haiku

A Runic sky

In the skies darkness
Your indecision sways
Unsure of yourself.
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Might post more of my writings later.

by ジェシー(Jesse)
A.K.A 影のテクル
A.k.A The Shadow Taker

P.S. That is how u are suppose to re-reply.. its called editing... I just think that someone here, not to mention names. Need to take it into concideration.
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RE: Haiku

Postby Daisuke » Mon 01.09.2006 10:15 am

I chose to close this topic..
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RE: Haiku

Postby clay » Tue 01.10.2006 3:44 am

Please follow the rules and have fun making haiku. Most of all, please listen to the mods especially when they give warnings. Rules are there to make this a safe and enjoyable experience.

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