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Japanese Poetry By Derek
What is Haiku? <ul><li>A Japanese form of poetry which has three lines that are seven, five, and seven syllables consecuti...
Haiku's Two Requirements : <ul><ul><li>kigo - a seasonal reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kireji - a verbal caesura: <...
Quiet Trampolines <ul><li>Light fading slowly </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet the trampoline sat- </li></ul><ul><li>Why are those ...
What is Waka? <ul><li>Waka is a genre of classical Japanese verse. It was originally used to separate real, Japanese poetr...
Tanka  <ul><ul><li>It is the only lasting form of Waka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It has five lines which contain 5-7-5-7-...
Dreaming <ul><li>White...an empty gaze </li></ul><ul><li>Dreaming about better days </li></ul><ul><li>Both past and to com...
What is Renga? <ul><li>Renga uses the same pattern and guidelines as Tanka, but Renga is co-authored. One writer pens the ...
Knowledge <ul><li>When light is dawning </li></ul><ul><li>When a new seed is planted- </li></ul><ul><li>The birth of knowl...
Work <ul><li>The ant works so hard </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn days are quite intense.  </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy grasshopper......
Credits <ul><ul><li>Created by Derek  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images by Google Images </li></ul></ul>
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Haiku Project

  1. 1. Japanese Poetry By Derek
  2. 2. What is Haiku? <ul><li>A Japanese form of poetry which has three lines that are seven, five, and seven syllables consecutively. Haiku does not rhyme. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Haiku's Two Requirements : <ul><ul><li>kigo - a seasonal reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kireji - a verbal caesura: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>an interrupted word (i.e.gath'ring) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>an interrupted thought (often shown by a dash or an ellipsis) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Summer's dry wind gusts </li></ul><ul><li>Raking broken twigs and leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Ominous death call </li></ul><ul><li>-Victor C. Pellegrino </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quiet Trampolines <ul><li>Light fading slowly </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet the trampoline sat- </li></ul><ul><li>Why are those days gone? </li></ul><ul><li>-Derek </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Waka? <ul><li>Waka is a genre of classical Japanese verse. It was originally used to separate real, Japanese poetry from poetry written in </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese by Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>authors. Tanka, </li></ul><ul><li>Choka, and Sedoka </li></ul><ul><li>are all sub-genres </li></ul><ul><li>under Waka. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tanka <ul><ul><li>It is the only lasting form of Waka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It has five lines which contain 5-7-5-7-7 syllables </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are they to me, </li></ul><ul><li>Silver, or gold, or jewels? </li></ul><ul><li>How could they ever </li></ul><ul><li>Equal the greater treasure </li></ul><ul><li>That is a child? They can not </li></ul><ul><li>-Okura </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dreaming <ul><li>White...an empty gaze </li></ul><ul><li>Dreaming about better days </li></ul><ul><li>Both past and to come </li></ul><ul><li>Days filled with laughter and life- </li></ul><ul><li>That will always burn out bright </li></ul><ul><li>-Derek </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is Renga? <ul><li>Renga uses the same pattern and guidelines as Tanka, but Renga is co-authored. One writer pens the </li></ul><ul><li>first three lines and another </li></ul><ul><li>pens the last two. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Knowledge <ul><li>When light is dawning </li></ul><ul><li>When a new seed is planted- </li></ul><ul><li>The birth of knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>A loss too great to conceive. </li></ul><ul><li>The hope has faded away. </li></ul><ul><li>-Derek </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Ashley </li></ul>
  10. 10. Work <ul><li>The ant works so hard </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn days are quite intense. </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy grasshopper... </li></ul><ul><li>But, time is a funny thing- </li></ul><ul><li>Work and its lack, proves futile </li></ul><ul><li>- Ashley </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Derek </li></ul>
  11. 11. Credits <ul><ul><li>Created by Derek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images by Google Images </li></ul></ul>

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