In the twilight rain/these brilliant-hued hibiscus/A lovely sunset/--Basho. What role does the symbolism of the hibiscus play in this haiku?
Are you looking for a way to get your children excited about poetry? Or, maybe you are a kid at heart and you are looking for some inspiration for your own haiku practice. If any of these is true, Dwight L. Roth’s Haiku for Kids may be just what you are looking for.
Can technology support our connection to nature? Technobiophilia suggests that humans have an "innate attraction to life and lifelike processes as they appear in technology” and, if used thoughtfully, it can support our well-being.
"Blueberries" was originally published by Robert Frost in the 1914 book North of Boston. In this poem, Frost talks about conservation, economics, community, and family as it relates to a berry patch.
sitting silently/ from her heart a tree grows/ ancient mosses. --This haiku is part of a experiment on the branching of knowledge.
Creating a haiku requires you to be in the present moment. Writing nature haikus requires you to connect with the natural world.
The human trend towards a life separated from the natural world is identified as one of the reasons that we have rapid rates of species extinction and environmental destruction. Reestablishing, or strengthening, a connection to nature is one of the ways that individuals can help reverse this trend.
From suspense films. to science fiction, to paranormal thrillers, the human fascination with moths have created some memorable characters that have stood the test of time.
In "The Death of A Moth", Virginia Woolf explores the human experience through the final stages of a moths life.