From the first prick of Cupid's arrow to the bitterness of heartbreak, poets throughout the ages have written on the mysteries of love. Their rhymes and allegories help us to better understand our emotions and sort the many ups and downs of love. Whether a simple crush or years of marriage, poetry throughout the centuries has helped express and illuminate the difficult sentiments of the heart. Turning to poetry can help us to put words to the passions and excitements that love inflames within us and to direct that fire to the forging and melding of two hearts together. Read Complete Poem. This poem touched my heart in ways that I didn't even know was possible.
One Hundred Poems from the Chinese by Kenneth Rexroth
For me, I found the Haiga interesting because it has a painting with it that helps the reader imagine or visualize what the poem is talking about. For me, i like the Haiku because it's short. But I also find Ghazel arabian peninsula interesting because i like love poems. I Found the renga intresting and fun because it makes you really think since you have to connect with whatever your other poet has written down.
Classical Chinese poetry
Much of the literary record of Japanese poetry begins when Japanese poets encountered Chinese poetry during the Tang dynasty although the Chinese classic anthology of poetry, Shijing , was well known by the literati of Japan by the 6th century. Under the influence of the Chinese poets of this era Japanese began to compose poetry in Chinese kanshi ; and, as part of this tradition, poetry in Japan tended to be intimately associated with pictorial painting, partly because of the influence of Chinese arts, and the tradition of the use of ink and brush for both writing and drawing. It took several hundred years [ citation needed ] to digest the foreign impact and make it an integral part of Japanese culture and to merge this kanshi poetry into a Japanese language literary tradition, and then later to develop the diversity of unique poetic forms of native poetry, such as waka , haikai , and other more Japanese poetic specialties.
Chinese poetry is poetry written, spoken, or chanted in the Chinese language. While this last term comprises Classical Chinese , Standard Chinese , Mandarin Chinese , Yue Chinese , and other historical and vernacular forms of the language, its poetry generally falls into one of two primary types, Classical Chinese poetry and Modern Chinese poetry. Poetry has consistently been held in extremely high regard in China , often incorporating expressive folk influences filtered through the minds of Chinese literati. In Chinese culture, poetry has provided a format and a forum for both public and private expressions of deep emotion, offering an audience of peers, readers, and scholars insight into the inner life of Chinese writers across more than two millennia.