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Rescheduled - Poetry Club (句会) - Autumn Past & Present: Poetry of the Seasons

  • 11 Oct 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Poetry club (句会)

Autumn Past and Present: 

Poetry of the Seasons

Rescheduled to

Tuesday, October 11th, 2022

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Hosted online via Zoom

(Zoom link is in your registration confirmation e-mail)

As the heat of summer dissipates and the cooler temperatures of autumn set in, we’ll enjoy an evening of classical Japanese poems to mark this seasonal shift. We’ll explore some autumn haiku from poets of the past, learn a bit about the various kigo, or seasonal words, which the poets drew upon, and share a few contemporary poems of the autumn experience. Please feel free to bring a poem that inspires you and features some sort of autumn theme–or write your own and share a poetic slice of your seasonal life with the group. All language and creative writing backgrounds are welcome!

About the Speaker:

 Michelle Kyoko Crowson is an award-winning writer-translator and scholar of Japanese literature. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon and an MFA from Vermont College. She is currently translating the collected works of the 18th century haikai poetess, Kaga no Chiyo.

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