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Western Death Haiku

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Title

Western Death Haiku

Subject

Death haiku; epitaphs; jisei; haiku, English

Description

Using Yoel Hoffman's Japanese Death Poems as a guide, George Swede looks for and often finds equivalents for the various styles among haiku written in the West, then gives examples of the purely western tradition, the short epitaph poem.

Creator

Swede, George

Source

http://www.poetrysociety.org.nz/node/540

Publisher

Simply Haiku

Republished by New Zealand Poetry Society in 2010

Date

2007

Rights

All rights reserved. This essay is republished here with the kind permission of the author.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Type

article