Pink cherry blossoms define the haiku moment; while kissing the wind.
From the archives: previous essays on the haiku of Ban’ya Natsuishi.
Adam Donaldson Powell’s preface to the haiku collection “Flying Pope”, by Ban’ya Natsuishi: A MODERN MASTER OF HAIKU PAINTS THE COLLECTIVE CONSCIENCE. A gong sounds somewhere in the distance, and in the silence that ensues the reverberations of the collective conscience precipitate a collage of impressions that are at once familiar, and yet far beyond…
From the archives: previous literary criticism of the haiku of Sayumi Kamakura.
ESSAY ABOUT THE HAIKU OF SAYUMI KAMAKURA SAYUMI KAMAKURA: the timelessness of the veil behind the veil behind the veil. Literary criticism based on “A Crown of Roses”, a haiku collection by Sayumi Kamakura, published by Cyberwit (India), 2007, 70 pages, ISBN 978-81-8253-090-4, and “A Singing Blue: 50 Selected Haiku”, published by Ginyu Press (Japan), 2000,…