Introduction to Haiku

This is a list of books that, if you find yourself particularly drawn to haiku and other Japanese forms of poetry, may help you gain a better understanding of what haiku are and how best to appreciate them.

These books would also contribute greatly to a person's ability to write literary haiku, as well.
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31 books · 19 voters · list created April 14th, 2009 by Bryson (votes) .
Tags: haiku, poetry
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