The Art of Haiku

In recent years, haikus have been something like a training ground with language for me. This article by Lou Freshwater speaks to the art of haiku, and it seems to share a similar view I’ve always felt. Haikus are like yoga for a writer. They keep you stretched out and disciplined.

4 thoughts on “The Art of Haiku

  1. Thanks for this link, it was a great essay. I have similar views about the discipline of haiku for a writer (especially one like me who tends to be too wordy).

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  2. Thanks for the comment. I see that you’re writing them on your blog each day. I’ll be checking in.

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  3. Thanks for this, Joe. I really appreciate it.

    “They keep you stretched out and disciplined.” Yes, so well put!

    Glad to have found your blog as well.

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  4. Good web site you have here.. It’s difficult to find high quality writing like yours nowadays. I really appreciate people like you! Take care!!

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