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  • Writer's pictureDiane M Kellogg

Sketch Pad - January 29, 2021

A mini-lesson about Haiga.

We have all heard of Haiku, defined by Miriam Webster as

"haiku : an unrhymed verse form of Japanese origin having three lines containing usually five, seven, and five syllables respectivelyalso : a poem in this form usually having a seasonal reference.

A little cuckoo across a hydrangea. Yosa Buson(1716 - 1784) Public Domain Image.

Did you know that the Japanese style painting that often accompanies these lovely poems is called Haiga?

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Quote of the Day -

We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words.

Kahlil Gibran

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