D’s Poetry

D’s Poetry : Haiku 88 : Jhinabhai Desai

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss Jhinabhai Desai and the Gujarati haiku. जप जाप जल तप वोकामधेनु आयी ईहाँपीओ और पिलावो Divvya Nirula Jhinabhai Ratanji Desai was born in 1903, in Chikhli, Gujarat. Inspired by Gandhi and India’s bid for independence, he left his studied […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 87 : Italian Haiku

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the popularisation of Estonian Haiku. Reaper madness comesOne smoke, one bluff, one tokenThe thinker thinks n’more Divvya Nirula Haiku found its way to Estonia around the 1960s. Award winning Estonian writer Andres Ehin played a significant role in gathering […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 86 : Italian Haiku

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the popularisation of the Spanish Haiku. Judge of self and otherPresent to the queen your headNo more death for you Divvya Nirula The name Mario Chini is important while discussing the influence of haiku and Japanese literature in Italy. […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 85 : Spanish Haiku

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the popularisation of the Spanish Haiku. Brides of hell and furyReady to be given awayLilith breaks the seal broken Divvya Nirula Haiku poetry was introduced and popularised in Spain in the early 1900s. But the concept of short verse […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 84 : German Haiku

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the popularisation of German Haiku. The black suite is deathPowder snow, pale skin and tearsThe bloom can’t be stopped Divvya Nirula Haiku was traditionally a form of Japanese poetry. Today however, poets across the world have adopted this form […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 83 : Reginald Horace Blyth

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss poet and author Reginald Horace Blyth. Pond of light and airFrog leaps, darts, jumps and splashesLeft are You and I Divvya Nirula Blyth was born in Essex, England. Following the end of World War I, Blyth went to the […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 82 : Blithe Spirit

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the BHS’s quarterly journal, Blithe Spirit. Meditation – Huh?The gong of the temple callsAssemble Sinners Divvya Nirula Blithe Spirit is the haiku journal founded by the British Haiku Society (BHS) around 1992. It is a quarterly serial publication released […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 81 : The British Haiku Society

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the history of the British Haiku Society. The bird is flyingAlert! the bombs are droppingNow let’s eat the fowl Divvya Nirula Haiku spread to the West during the 19th and 20th centuries. And since then, many Western poets have […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 80 : Frogpond

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss Frogpond, the popular haiku publication by the Haiku Society of America. नीला गगन, लालकौआ व् कोयल बोलतसुसंगत मिल्लत Divvya Nirula Frogpond is a serial journal published by the Haiku Society of America (HSA). It features and promotes haiku and […]
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D’s Poetry : Haiku 79 : Haiku Society of America

D’s Poetry is a living archive of all poetry penned by me, Divvya Nirula. Join me on this journey today as we discuss the history and importance of the Haiku Society of America. बैठा दलाल हैज़िन्दगी का मोड़ आयाफसा शैतान, हा! Divvya Nirula The Haiku Society of America was founded in 1968 by Harold Gould Henderson and Leroy Kanterman. By this time […]
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