Year in Haiku
Travel through the seasons with the beautiful images and haiku at this site. Scroll through the months and read haiku that celebrate that particular time of year. What season or month is your favorite? Write and illustrate an original haiku about the time of year that you enjoy best.
on Japanese Ink Techniques
ink paintings are often displayed alongside haiku.
Learn how to create your own Japanese ink painting
in a step-by-step lesson offered at this site.
Write a haiku of your own and then follow the
steps to create a painting to decorate your haiku.
publication American Tanka offers this
site as a resource for writers and readers of
tanka verse. Learn more about tanka, a form of
unrhymed Japanese verse, by reading a history
of tanka and reading some sample poems. Then try
your hand at tanka verse by composing your own