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Classic Haiku: A Master's Selection
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Westerners have long been fascinated by haiku, the traditional Japanese verse form composed of seventeen syllables. These miniature masterpieces can express a dramatic scene or philosophical idea in a single line of verse.
One hundred poems which evoke the peace and serenity of the Japanese way of life.
About the Author
Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook met at Columbia University in New York, where he was doing graduate work in classical languages and she studying philosophy. Both share a longtime interest in the thought and rituals of ancient civilizations. Experts on the Japanese warrior arts and ethos, they were also the authors of Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere.
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