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Basho’s Ghost

On December 3, 2011 By

BY SAM HAMILL

For Basho, the grass blowing in the breeze seems especially poignant, so much so that his eyes well into tears…

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The SoundSilence of Water

On November 8, 2011 By

BY GUNTER NITSCHKE

The tea-masters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, mostly lay adepts of Zen, were the ultimate artists in the use of water for its sound, form and haptic effects.

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HAIKU
By Patricia Donegan

Haiku brings us the birth and death of each moment. Everything is stripped away to its naked state.

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Yosa Buson

On October 7, 2011 By

HAIKU MASTER
BY EDWARD McFADDEN

Yosa no Buson (1716-1783) was one in a triumvirate of haikai immortals of the Edo era in Japan: before him came the master, Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), and after him the “humanist” Kobayashi Issa (1763-1826).

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