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Re: [OM] IMG: Japanese red and yellow - haiku

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Japanese red and yellow - haiku
From: Andrew Fildes <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 09:32:30 +1100
I know, I know - some of the stuff on the site is awful.
There was a really good HaikuPhoto site but I couldn't find it quickly.
But it does make the telling point that Haiku isn't quite what we round eyes 
think it is.
That the Japanese ideograms and western syllables aren't quite equivalent.
So the line breaks we use are a western style and 10-14 syllables is more 
appropriate than 17.

I think Haiku has a lot in common with photography, in that it attempts to 
capture one small moment in time and convey a feeling about it.
I must start getting into it more.
Andrew Fildes
afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx



On 10/11/2011, at 1:12 AM, Bob Whitmire wrote:

> Rules, schmules!
> One of the examples, something about fog lifting, contains serious 
> grammatical error.
> 
> Possessive error
> drives an arrow
> right up my blinkin' arse.
> 
> We don't need no stinking rules!
> 
> 
> On Nov 8, 2011, at 8:52 PM, Andrew Fildes wrote:
> 
>> Rules here -
>> http://www.pixiport.com/haiku-photography.html
>> Hmmm...10-14 syllables written in one vertical line.
>> That's going to strain the urge.
> 
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