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Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
—that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by
the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.” — Robert Spiess

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"Copying to Create: The Role of Imitation and Emulation in Developing Haiku Craft."
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"The Canon's Undercurrents:
A Survey of Haiku Aesthetics
in American Nature Writing
by Amy Whitcomb


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