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Haiku Poetry

Haiku is a Japanese literary genre that is written in verse, using the katakana language. Haiku literally means "folk song" and it was composed during the late medieval period in the seventh and eighth centuries. It was popularized as tanka…

Writing Haiku Poetry

Haiku poetry is more than just a way to express yourself. It has long been recognized as a way to pass down important lessons in life. Read on to discover some of the ways this beautiful art form has been passed on over generations.…

How to Write Haiku Poetry

Did you know that haiku poetry originated in Japan? You may have noticed that the Japanese are great poets, but did you know that they have an interesting way of expressing themselves? Do you ever wonder what it was that inspired these…