Billets taggés "haïku"

5 Blogathon Game/Theme Posts

Posté par le 27 Mai 2012 dans Actualité, Écriture, English Posts | 2 commentaires

  This week, I’ve had a rough time following up all the wonderful blogs, so here is a very quick glance at the few I managed to read and enjoy: Marking Milestones in Space –  This post by Anne Wainscott-Sargent combines haiku & space travel. Quite inspiring! The letter game – Some fellow blogathoners are « playing » a funny little game in which you have to list 10 things you love about one letter. Here is the L by Masha, the S by Carrie A. Schmeck & the J by Julie Farrar… and it goes on and on. Wonderful game. The ABCs of me...


Do you Haiku?

Posté par le 21 Mai 2012 dans Actualité, Beauté des mots, Écriture, English Posts | 6 commentaires

  Today is Blogathon Haiku Day. I took this occasion to read a bilingual collection of haiku by Jack Kerouac, which was a great way for me to enjoy reading poetry & thinking about translation at the same time. Here is a video (well mostly audio actually) of him reading some of his haiku to the sound of jazz riffs : As far as I’m concerned, I never wrote any haiku before, so here are my first tries. I must confess I really liked the idea. I’m sure that with a little more work & thinking, I could come up with nice pieces. I’ll definitely write other haiku ! Since I’m...