An image / photo with a poem, be it haiku, tanka or otherwise, turns into a haiga.
An image with its thousand words plus the actual poem, gives a new perspective.
Image a different angle and the poem... More > a different point of view.< Less
Haiga are works that contain both an image and a poem, usually a short-form poem such as a haiku or tanka. I create haiga with my digital camera, adding my own poetry. Poetry is my way of seeing the... More > world; for me, a haiga is a "double-seeing," a new way in.< Less
Full Color: LARGE SQUARE BOOK 8.5x8.5 - There are many moments that we often pass by and take for granted. Moments that vanish while our minds ruminate endlessly. All the while we miss what is right... More > in front of us which is the present moment. To this end Minerva Bloom, a poet, artist & photographer, shows us the ancient art of haiga as Zen: tangible, concrete moments of time, crystallized in their essence in as few words as possible.
In this book questions such as "What is Haiku?", "Evolution of Haiga" and "Being in The Moment" are explained. Modern Haiga presented in a bilingual format in the course of a 10 year study mixing both bright or muted colors depending on the scene or emotion: a style of imagery that continues to expand the definitions of haiga. A Great Reference Book.
(En este libro de referencia, preguntas como "¿Qué es Haiku?", "La Evolución de Haiga" y "Existiendo en el Momento" son explicados en formato bilingüe con fotografía y arte de Minerva Bloom).< Less
Experience the combination of art and photography with simple three-line haiku and five-line tanka. Don't just read, allow yourself to see, hear and feel each moment. You will laugh, cry and... More > reflect on the small things that make up life. A great gift - there is something here for everyone.< Less