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« Reply #30 on: July 25, 2011, 11:59:11 AM »
About Alan Pizzareli:

Alan Pizzarelli was born in 1950 of an Italian-American family in Newark, New Jersey. Raised in the first ward’s Little Italy, he showed an early interest in art and music. By age fourteen he had his own band and performed as lead singer, bass guitarist and songwriter. In the years that followed, he became a professional musician performing with popular New Jersey bands such as Sidewalk Symphony and The Infernos.
As a songwriter, Pizzarelli’s avid interest in lyricism led to a serious study and practice of poetic composition.
In the late ‘60s, while working at the Newark Star Ledger, he became friends with the poet/punster Louis Ginsberg (father of Allen Ginsberg) who taught him lyricism and fundamentals of writing poetry. In searching for his own poetic voice, he began writing poetic observations of moments in nature that a friend told him were haiku.
Amused by the punning verse Louis wrote for his column An O-Pun Mind, Alan began writing one-line humorous observations on the human condition he later learned were senryu. In 1970 his haiku and senryu were accepted by Haiku magazine. He then started attending meetings of The Haiku Society of America in New York City and studied haiku and related forms under the tutelage of Professor Harold G. Henderson, author of An Introduction to Haiku (Doubleday) and Haiku in English (Charles Tuttle).
Since then, Pizzarelli’s English language haiku and senryu have received worldwide acclaim and popularity. He is a pioneer of English-language senryu and a leading literary spokesman for the American haiku and senryu movement.

Pizzarelli has published 12 limited edition chapbooks of his haiku and senryu including The Flea Circus (Islet Books, 1989); Amusement Park (Islet Books, 1990), City Beat (Islet Books, 1991), which won the Merit Book Award’s first place in 1992; Senryu Magazine (River Willow, 2001); The Windswept Corner (Bottle Rockets Press, 2005), among others.
His work is anthologized in many major publications on the subject of haiku poetry including: Haiku Moment (1993) and How to Haiku (2002), edited by Bruce Ross (Tuttle); The Haiku Handbook (McGraw-Hill,1985) and Haiku World (Kodansha, 1996) by W.J. Higginson; Baseball Haiku, edited by Cor van den Heuvel (W.W. Norton 2007 and in each of the three editions of The Haiku Anthology, edited by Cor van den Heuvel (Double-day Anchor,1974 (Simon & Schuster 1986) and (W.W. Norton 1999), the third edition including 43 of his poems.
He was also a consultant for Jack Kerouac’s Book of Haikus (Penguin Poets, 2003) edited by Regina Weinreich.
From 2005-2009, he was the Senryu editor for the on-line journal, Simply Haiku.
Alan Pizzarelli’s book Frozen Socks—selected haiku and related forms, is scheduled for release in December 2010.


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« Reply #31 on: July 25, 2011, 07:51:23 PM »
Dear madam,

You have become a great fan of haiku.So you are researching a lot and knowing a lot.That's great.

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« Reply #32 on: July 30, 2011, 10:49:37 AM »
a new haiku:
Shravana wets earth and skies
Raindrops play birthday tune
What a surprise!

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« Reply #33 on: August 04, 2011, 12:28:34 PM »
Both 'Borsha' and 'haiku' have touched Nahid.And its really nice to read something new.

Bests

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« Reply #34 on: April 12, 2012, 03:06:14 PM »
Dear All,

You know that we have recently published our wall-magazine(Message) with 67 haiku.And these are written by some of the creative students of English Department.

I would like to share their haiku with you.

Here we go:


(1)   midnight…
you were there
in a dream

(2)   wearing a blue saree
standing before me
my loving mom

(3)   small face
eyes full of abomination
a street boy

(4)   smile on his face
        wants to win the world
        my son’s photo


(5)   nest on the tree
two small birds
chirp and chirp

(6)   3:00 am
shuddering in the dark
watching a horror movie

(7)   pink,red and white
a bunch of flowers
in my flower vase    ( By Sadia Afrin, ID No. 082-10-449;14th Batch)

I hope,you will like.

Regards

Shamsi
 

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« Reply #35 on: April 12, 2012, 06:02:22 PM »
All nice haikus. I enjoyed them.

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« Reply #36 on: June 24, 2012, 12:28:08 PM »

feeling like composing "haiku" can be a good way to start my creative venture ! ;)

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« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2012, 10:35:19 AM »
looks like I have composed my first ever HAIKU



A rainbow rose
 
For my Rose

On a rainy day.

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« Reply #38 on: July 05, 2012, 01:32:29 PM »
Dear Shahrear,

Congratulations...Yes, you can start your poetic career with haiku as it is very simple.And thanks for posting your first one.Hope to have many more.

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Shamsi

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« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2012, 03:30:47 PM »
Haiku by Irin Nippu of 15th Batch:

(1)          wind wallops on face
               she floats
               in a cold hot air balloon

(2)          rain drops
               falling and falling
               cleaning away the earth
             
(3)          a rainbow
               leaning to the ground
               kissing  the blue grass flower

(4)          ice melts
               on her lips
               nature shivers

(5)   butterflies hurdle
        flower to flower 
        colors dance and melt

I hope you will like.

Regards

Shamsi

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« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2012, 04:04:56 PM »
haiku by Alif Layla; ID No: 082-10-444;Batch:14th:

(1)   the vehicles on the road
        waiting for green signal
        counting seconds

(2)   the labour
        bricks on head
        climbing the stairs


(3)   a troop of soldiers
        marching through the streets
        people in awe running away

(4)   a yellow leaf falls
        a ripple
        in the water

I hope,you would like.

Regards

Shamsi

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« Reply #41 on: July 15, 2012, 11:09:32 AM »

Dear colleagues of English department,
At the time of visiting DIU forum, ‘HAIKU’ caught my attraction since I worked on it almost 14 years back, probably in 1998, when I was the student of Bachelor in ELT. So many good memories just clicked on my mind after seeing your write up. Thanks for selecting ‘Haiku’. Though my work was just for an assignment for 10 marks, I learnt a lot for its interesting nature. But got little confused when I studied on comparison: English & Japanese Haiku. There is great debate over what is the correct form and content of an English Haiku verse because of the differences between English and Japanese language. Later on I got very helpful ideas & suggestions on this issue in "Sixty-five (Conflicting) Rules of Haiku" by Jane Reichhold. Hope you people will also enjoy this writing by Jane Reichhold.

Thank you once again & wish to visit your page in future InshAllah.

All the Best,

Farhana Helal Mehtab
Associate Professor & Head
Dept of Law

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« Reply #42 on: July 15, 2012, 12:40:19 PM »
Dear Madam,

Thank you for suggesting the text "Sixty-five (Conflicting) Rules of Haiku" by Jane Reichhold.I hope,people who are interested in haiku will find it helpful as there is a lot of controversy regarding the style of English and Japanese haiku.I have just tried to encourage the students of English department to venture a new territory.In many of these, they did not follow the strict format of it.

Its also nice to know that you are also from ELT.

Hope to have more feedback from you.

Regards

Shamsi Ara Huda
Senior Lecturer, Dept.of English

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« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2012, 01:38:50 PM »

haiku by Saddam Hossain, ID NO: 092-10-518;Batch: 17th                                   


(1)   winter season
         nude nature
         a hopeless person

(2)   a slum boy
     with some rose
     a great expectation

(3)    an old man
     a sunset
      a sigh

(4)   every man
      every morning
      a new hope
 

(5)     i hurt you
        you hurt me
         can we love?


(6)    a mother
       a child
      a dream

(7)    an old woman
      sodium light
     a cold night

(8)   a poor family
       a new born girl
       another frustration


(9)   a moonlit night
      a couple
      some moments

(10)    an employee
       end of the month
      taking his salary

(11)    midnight
         dogs barking
        a dead body

(12)   family
     some person, some happiness
     some sorrow, some dreams

I hope you would like.

Regards

Shamsi

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« Reply #44 on: July 21, 2012, 04:00:27 PM »
haiku by Ajmeri Jaman Shanta;Id No: 111-10-687; 22nd Batch Sec:B

(1)   wedding ceremony
        bride in red
        beside her groom

(2)   funeral
        crowd of people
        moment of silence

(3)   just after a summer rain
        a rainbow
        on the sky

(4)   an old pond
        some frogs
        jumping

(5)   moonlit night
        highway
        long drive

(6)   father,mother
        son,daughter
        gossiping together

(7)   land of flower
        yellow and yellow
        everywhere!

(8)   winter night
        village fair
        beside the river

I hope you would like it.

Regards

Shamsi