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Here are more than two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature translated by one of Americas premier poet-translators. The haiku is one of the most popular and widely recognized poetic forms in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. This illustrated collection includes haiku by the great masters from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century.
Collected here are over 200 of the best Haiku of Japanese literature, written from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century by the great masters, and translated by one of America's foremost translators. Two color interior and 12 two-color illustrations.