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Haiku: A Small Poem with Great Potential

snow meltingthe village brimming over…with children!--Issa (1763-1828)(translated by David Lanoue)Yes, I was taught that a haiku, a short poem that originated in Japan centuries ago, was supposed to consist of three lines of five, seven, and five syllables. And yes, because of the way haiku have been taught historically, they...

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