Japanese Poetic Forms
Hainka (Haiku and Tanka): A New Genre of Poetic Form
Award-winning poet Pravat Kumar Padhy introduces hainka, a new poetic form created by fusing haiku and tanka. While introducing hainka, he also explains haiku, tanka, and provides a historical perspective of Japanese short form poetry.
By Pravat Kumar PadhyFeb 25, 2022