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#1

...so like,  when like, the haiku or any of its three-two-one-four line siblings is lending voice to like a chipmunk, how does the poet make it clear that the speaker is the bird or animal in the haiku that does the talking?

Like for instance, if a frog does some speaking and that happens to be the haiku, or the speaker in the haiku is a frog,  how does the poet show that?


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#2
When reading a book on modern and post modern takes on poetry, I came across the thought ( am paraphrasing it):  Male benevolence afforded to women, is also a form of authority.

Well, there are tomes that can be written on that one liner,  but the question(s) it triggered is this:

Are there any feminist poets in haiku?  What has the haiku tradition been like esp. when taking the feminist wave(s) into consideration?

I ask, because the Japanese culture too, like most Asian cultures did allow for women voices, though there were not that many voices to be heard...

#3
Hello All,

my grammar Ninjas will frown at the grammar sleight, but then I think I can invoke the poetic licence and refer to the uppercase A as a matter of reverence.


Being here is an education. I am learning to write haiku.
Which is why I wish to learn more about the origins of haiku and the timeline, the evolution and the progress made over the years.


Let us have a discussion about the historical influence on the evolution of haiku and also
the history of haiku and other oriental forms of poetry.

Thank you

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