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Summer Dreams
Jim Kacian
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Summer Dreams

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Haibun is haiku embedded in poetic prose; haiga is haiku painting. Increasingly these two manifestations of the haiku impulse, originating in Japan, have captured the imaginations of writers and artists from a variety of genres. The result is an energetic exploration of how these forms might work in the many variants of English. This third volume of an annual series ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 31st 2002 by Red Moon Press
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Bob Redmond
Apr 07, 2010 Bob Redmond rated it it was ok
This is the third volume in an annual series of "American Haibun and Haiga," edited by Jim Kacian of Red Moon Press (the publisher) with Bruce Ross and Ken Jones.

Haibun is a Japanese form of literature that combines short narratives and haiku. Haiga is another, related form, that combines haiku with quick sketches or paintings.

The work in this anthology improves on the previous two volumes in selection. The editors have included more international work (in English), and introduced co-editor Ken
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Jim Kacian is an internationally-acclaimed poet, theorist, motivator, editor, and publisher. He has published seven books, which have won major awards; authored How to Haiku as well as numerous articles on haiku form and praxis; co-founded the World Haiku Association, which encourages poets from around the world to share haiku and theory, as well as being a long-time board member of the Haiku ...more
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