Haiku Poetry Day Saturday 17 April 2021
wjgo_10009 at btinternet.com
Tue Apr 13 11:49:25 CDT 2021
Are haiku poems written in any languages other than Japanese and
It occurs to me that the 5-7-5 structure in one language may well not
have a 5-7-5 structure if translated from one language to another.
Also, meaning could be lost. For example if the word 'Elles' in French
in translated to 'They' in English, the translation may loose the
Although not a haiku poem, my song lyrics about colourful fonts would
lose some meaning in translation if 'Elles' were translated to 'They'.
I remember that one year this mailing list featured a haiku contest. I
entered but did not win a prize. Perhaps there could be another haiku
contest this year, though different in that all entries must be posted
to this mailing list, then they would be archived and publicly
available. Maybe it could be more of a festival than a contest, with
original haiku in many languages that can be represented in Unicode.
Actually, I sent in fourteen entries and afterwards I placed them in the
mailing list archives. I have searched but cannot find them yet.
Can one have haiku expressed in emoji?
Tuesday 13 April 2021
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