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Spring Cleaning for Your Body
Spring is that time of year when most of us feel the need to throw open the windows, beat the rugs, roll up our sleeves and start scrubbing our living space. Fertility rites. Out with the stale old stuff, in with the fresh new things, bringing with it the...
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Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
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Kigo - Chuffed Buff Books
Kigo: Seasonal Words. Four-Monthly Poetry. 2.
Workshop: Kigo and seasonality in haiku By Tom Painting Step 1: In
defined by its association with a particular season (there are five: spring, ... winter and the New Year) this is a good time to introduce the word kigo and the.
What are Haiku?
according to season, with the five Japanese seasons being Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and New ... Spring kigo include cherry blossoms, flowers, and so on.
What is Haiku? - Scholastic
Each Haiku must contain a kigo, a season word, which indicates what season of the year the Haiku is set. For example, blossoms would indicate spring, snow ...
Haiku - Mother Goose Caboose
should include a word, called the kigo, to establish it in time. This is ... We have our seasonal reference, our kigo, in the frog.

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Undergoing the third degree in prewar Japan
That was in spring 1934. Just before Bickerton met his ordeals, the Marxist economist Eitaro Noro, sickly but often jailed and tortured, had died after he was carried to a hospital from Shinagawa Police Station.
ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray
The timing of specific biological events (such as flowering) seems out of whack this year, but phenology scientists confirm that cherry blossoms are a sure sign that spring is on its way. John Hawkhead provides an example of season creep in the U.K.
“Kōyō” (Autumn Foliage)
Countless poems have been composed praising the beauty of the autumn leaves, with waka poets having relied on momiji as a kigo (season word) since ancient times. Adoration for the leaves of the Japanese maple is found in a famous haiku by the Zen ...
The Art of Concision: A Look at Haiku
A further basic feature is the kigo (season word). In Sutejo's poem, it is the snow of winter. In the following haiku by Masaoka Shiki (1867–1902), the persimmon is a season word for autumn.
Alumna Deborah Kolodji brings life experiences to her stream of universal poetry

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List of kigo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cherry trees from Japan around the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. Cherry blossoms (sakura), often simply called blossoms (hana) are a common spring kigo.
Kigo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spring[edit]. Spring (haru): the name of season is a kigo or season word. Other combinations are spring begins (Haru tatsu), signs of ...
Season Word List | Yuki Teikei Haiku Society
The Yuki Teikei Haiku Season Word List Haiku Seasons Spring Summer Autumn Winter New Year's These season words or kigo are from the 1977-78 Haiku ...
The Five Hundred Essential Japanese Season Words - 2HWeb
Oct 27, 2000 SPRING. In traditional temperate zone four-season calendars East and ...... season words for the Kihon Kigo 500-Sen ('The Essential Kigo--500 ...
Spring (haru) - World Kigo Database
Jul 17, 2006 There are many kigo with relation to "Spring", see : . . .

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