Book of Haïkus, by Jack Kerouac

Book of Haïkus is a collection of Haïkus poetry by Jack Kerouac.

First, an Haiku is a small poem of senventeen syllabes, in three verses, of Japanese origin, evoking the feelings and the moods.                                                                     From the twentieth century, several western poets tried haiku in their own languages.                                                                                                                                                                               In the United States, haiku is used by the poets belonging to the movements « imagism » and the « beat generation », because it’s , for them, a form to express the modernity, and they also appreciate his suggestive power.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                So, this book was published in 2003 by Regina Weinreich, there is 500 poems selected from a corpus of 1.000 Haiku who where written by Kerouac in a smallbook.

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