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Re: Cherry Blossom Epiphany

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  • Norman Darlington
    I got the same Christmas gift, and I am enthralled. This really is a must-have for anyone serious about understanding haiku. The author s depth of knowledge
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 1, 2007
      I got the same Christmas gift, and I am enthralled. This really is a
      must-have for anyone serious about understanding haiku. The author's
      depth of knowledge and extent of research are truly impressive.

      Best wishes
      Norman


      --- In translatinghaiku@yahoogroups.com, "Greve Gabi"
      <gokurakuatworldkigo@...> wrote:
      >
      > Whohoho, today I got my Christmas present in the mail !
      >
      >
      > Check out our new book *Cherry Blossom Epiphany* -- the poetry and
      > philosophy of a flowering tree, here.
      > With 3,000 translated haiku, it is by far the most poems translated
      on any
      > single subject.
      >
      > http://www.paraverse.org/
      >
      >
      > ................................................................
      >
      > Robin has outdone himself ! This will keep me off line for a while ...
      > such a wonderful source to expand the knowledge of the Japanese language
      >
      > I am sure we will be talking here later about some translations !
      >
      > just one for the soul, page 21-1-2
      >
      > dai ichi ni ki no kusuri nari hana no yama
      > Issa
      >
      > and first of all
      > tis medicine for the soul
      > cherry mountain
      >
      > ......................................................
      >
      > ki no kusuri, medicine for the KI, the great asian pool of vital
      energy ...
      > as a practitioner of kikoo (quigong) myself, this haiku is indeed ki no
      > kusuri
      >
      >
      > dai ichi ni ki no kusuri nari hana no tani
      >
      > in my case, looking down the valley from my garden ....
      >
      > Robin, a BIG thank you!
      > This will keep me genki for a while !
      >
      > my dear haiku friends, go run to get this book !
      >
      > GABI
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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