Poetry Poll #1

I'm sure all our readers are familiar with haiku, but I wonder how many people know about senryu and tanka.  To get a general idea, I have created this poll. Please tick all the forms you're familiar with and cast your vote.  We will hopefully be using this feature again at a later date.

The Rediscovery of Japanese Poetry

  By ALEXANDER DOLIN Japanese tanka and haiku are already well known all over the world and don’t need any special recommendations. Thousands of Europeans and Americans have joined the club of haiku lovers, hundreds tried to compose tanka in their native language. Numerous collections of poetic translations from the old and new Japanese classics … Continue reading The Rediscovery of Japanese Poetry