Waka: Japanese and Peace Poem

  • Takeo Nakagawa Academy of Hakusan
Keywords: Poem, Pointillism, Haiku, Meanders, Peace, Waka


This letter is concerned with Waka, which is 31 syllables poem in Japan. The rules and the way how to appreciate it has been introduced and discussed.   It is realized that Waka is a short literal sculpture based on pointillism, and filling enormous amount of contents regarding emotion and scenery.   It is suggested that Waka could contribute to create peaceful world, which is entangled at present.




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Takeo Nakagawa, Academy of Hakusan

Academy of Hakusan, 2-4, Meiko, Hakusan 920-2152 Japan


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How to Cite
Nakagawa, T. (2019). Waka: Japanese and Peace Poem. SOCIALSCI JOURNAL, 5, 55-62. Retrieved from https://purkh.com/index.php/tosocial/article/view/539
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