Abigail Hollingsworth<br />Central Michigan University<br />Haiku<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hypergurl/514534462/ <br />Attribution, Non Commercial<br />“Haiku show[s] us the world in a ...
Traditional form of Japanese poetry<br />Describes nature or every day life<br />Based on personal reflection<br />Value i...
The moment two bubbles<br />are united, they both vanish.<br />A lotus blooms.<br />-Kijo Murakami (1865-1938)<br />
Great mode of self-expression<br />Enriches cultural understanding<br />Captures one moment and its emotions perfectly <br...
Writing and understanding Haiku requires:<br />Close observation<br />Careful reflection<br />Concise word choice<br />An ...
The crow has flown away:<br />swaying in the evening sun,<br />a leafless tree.<br />-NatsumeSoseki (1867-1916)<br />
Traditionally three lines, seventeen syllables:<br />Five<br />Seven<br />Five<br />This form is strict in Japanese<br />S...
Consists of two parts<br />Description/ close-up<br />Reflection/ broad view<br />Each part depends on the other for meani...
Go to the website below to see “HA-KU,”a movie  produced by the Center for International Education and directed by  Jackie...
Important to define the setting/time of year<br />Must include a kigo<br />Word that indicates season<br />When reading, w...
A giant firefly:<br />that way, this way, that way, this-<br />and it passes by.<br />-Issa (1762-1826)<br />
Concentrates on real life and nature<br />Provides new insights on old situations<br />Brings attention to things normally...
Find inspiration in your surroundings<br />Make a list of descriptive words<br />Five, seven, five syllable form<br />Incl...
HAIKU  for PEOPLE.  http://www.toyomasu.com/haiku/#references<br />Natural Endowment for the Humanities. EDSITEment: Can Y...
Natural Endowment for the Humanities. EDSITEment. Can You Haiku?  May 2002.  10 October 2009. &lt;http://edsitement.neh.go...
In the cicada’s cry<br />No sign can foretell<br />How soon it must die.<br />-Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)<br />
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  1. 1. Abigail Hollingsworth<br />Central Michigan University<br />Haiku<br />
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hypergurl/514534462/ <br />Attribution, Non Commercial<br />“Haiku show[s] us the world in a water drop, providing a tiny lens through which to glimpse the miracle and mystery of life” (National Endowment for the Humanities).<br />
  3. 3. Traditional form of Japanese poetry<br />Describes nature or every day life<br />Based on personal reflection<br />Value is in sudden discovery or revelation<br />What is Haiku?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/ionushi/434663959/<br />Attribution, Non Commercial, No Derivatives<br />
  4. 4. The moment two bubbles<br />are united, they both vanish.<br />A lotus blooms.<br />-Kijo Murakami (1865-1938)<br />
  5. 5. Great mode of self-expression<br />Enriches cultural understanding<br />Captures one moment and its emotions perfectly <br />Expresses complex ideas through simple observations<br />Why Haiku?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/monkeysox/2778127854/<br />Attribution, No Derivatives<br />
  6. 6. Writing and understanding Haiku requires:<br />Close observation<br />Careful reflection<br />Concise word choice<br />An open mind<br />Writing Haiku<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcomagrini/698692268/<br />Attribution, Non Commercial, No Derivatives<br />
  7. 7. The crow has flown away:<br />swaying in the evening sun,<br />a leafless tree.<br />-NatsumeSoseki (1867-1916)<br />
  8. 8. Traditionally three lines, seventeen syllables:<br />Five<br />Seven<br />Five<br />This form is strict in Japanese<br />Sometimes varies:<br />In other languages (e.g. English)<br />When translated original form is lost<br />Writing Haiku: Form<br />
  9. 9. Consists of two parts<br />Description/ close-up<br />Reflection/ broad view<br />Each part depends on the other for meaning<br />Japanese: Break marked by “cutting word”<br />English: Break marked by punctuation (e.g. colon, long dash, ellipsis)<br />Writing Haiku: Structure<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/monkeysox/2653881534/sizes/o/<br />Attribution, No Derivatives<br />
  10. 10. Go to the website below to see “HA-KU,”a movie produced by the Center for International Education and directed by Jackie Herrlin.<br />http://www.archive.org/details/cie_haku<br />HA-KU<br />
  11. 11. Important to define the setting/time of year<br />Must include a kigo<br />Word that indicates season<br />When reading, watch for the poem’s kigo<br />Writing Haiku: Language<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/aunto/1136093061/<br />Attribution<br />
  12. 12. A giant firefly:<br />that way, this way, that way, this-<br />and it passes by.<br />-Issa (1762-1826)<br />
  13. 13. Concentrates on real life and nature<br />Provides new insights on old situations<br />Brings attention to things normally overlooked<br />Creates new significance for every day events<br />Writing Haiku: Subject<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevewall/2577825055/<br />Attribution, Non Commercial, Sharealike<br />
  14. 14. Find inspiration in your surroundings<br />Make a list of descriptive words<br />Five, seven, five syllable form<br />Include a kigoto indicate season<br />Create an illustration for your Haiku<br />Think small!<br />Write Your Own!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/elfboy/3236801364/<br />Attribution<br />
  15. 15. HAIKU for PEOPLE. http://www.toyomasu.com/haiku/#references<br />Natural Endowment for the Humanities. EDSITEment: Can You Haiku? http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?ID=250<br />North Carolina Haiku Society. http://nc-haiku.org/haiku-misc.htm<br />UCLA International Institute. http://www.international.ucla.edu/shenzhen/2002ncta/cunningham/Webpage-HaikuPoems.htm . <br />Other Resources<br />
  16. 16. Natural Endowment for the Humanities. EDSITEment. Can You Haiku? May 2002. 10 October 2009. &lt;http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?ID=250&gt;. <br />Toyomasu, Kei Grieg. HAIKU for PEOPLE. 10 Jan. 2001. 10 October 2009. &lt;http://www.toyomasu.com/haiku&gt;.<br />Herrlin, Jackie. HA-KU. 2004. Internet Archive. 10 October 2009. &lt;http://www.archive.org/details/cie_haku&gt;. (Attribution, Non Commercial, No Derivatives)<br />Russo, Dave. North Carolina Haiku Society. Unknown. 10 October 2009. &lt;http://nc-haiku.org/haiku-misc.htm&gt;.<br />Works Cited<br />
  17. 17. In the cicada’s cry<br />No sign can foretell<br />How soon it must die.<br />-Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)<br />
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