Kigo: A Poetic Device in English Too

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Title

Kigo: A Poetic Device in English Too

Subject

kigo
season words

Description

In this short essay Machmiller challenges the idea that kigo are exclusively Japanese in origin, and suggests they have always been available to poets in English. She urges poets to study kigo in English, and harness their power in their haiku.

Creator

Machmiller, Patricia J.

Publisher

New Zealand Poetry Society

Date

2012