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Literature and Poetry

Literature and Poetry


Held on 23 September in Lisbon, the celebration of the Japanese party Tsukimi- contemplation of the first autumn moon. The program consisted of a dining Japanese cuisine at the Hotel Altis Belém. Present were 28 participants including the President of the Association of Friendship Portugal-Japan (AAPJ). After dinner gifts went to the Japanese Garden which was made by Prof. David Rodrigues, board member of AAPJ a short introduction to the moment that marked and haiku poetry. Participants then had half an hour for strolling beside the Tagus write some poetry haiku. These poems were then alloys for the group and commented.

Here are some of these poems as well as some photos:

Autumn Moon:

all clouds

pull away
moon velvety
the silence of the night

The wind
in my tears

the moon is near you
do not worry

A spirit:
The Moon by
behind the rain


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What is Poetry Haiku ….

Haiku in Japan

Haiku in the World

Haiku in Portugal

Haiku of AAPJ activities

Edition of Haiku Poems Illustration Contest. Responsible: Dra. Leonilda Alfarrobinha

The responsibility of Prof. David Rodrigues:

Contemplation of the Moon and Haikus (Contest Haiku – the National and other internationally)

Publication haiku poetry

Book Edition: Facing the Sea


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