tempslibres - free times
A bilingual project (French and English), a bridge between the international community and the French speaking world. Theory and practice, rules, references texts, essays and articles, information, annotated links, bibliography. Weekly pages in native languages, haiga, haiku collections, personal subsites. More than 5000 haiku from all regions of the world. The project is devoted to the haiku written "Here and now". tempslibres - free times is not a publication site, a magazine or a journal.
Since September 1999.
The only haiku database of the world usable for statistical researchs (words frequencies, semantic proximity, words cloud, author's mental maps, comparison of words frequencies between geographical, cultural zones...).
The haiku are indexed based on a manually controlled language, ensuring appropriate use semantics.
What is changing on the site ...
A library of texts, to discover how haiku is written, but also to think about its writing. Opposed points of vue, to let readers free to define their own views.
Pages of writing
Authors (known or beginners) I like very much.
Some steps with :
Online collections, books on TL and on the internet
Online books freely readable and downloadable.
Review of publications ...
Bibliographie du haïku en français
The world seen by women, its sensitivity, the different look over the things
A window to the French speaking world
Quelques revues francophones publiant des haïku.
A window to the Russian haiku ...
A new section to discover Russian haiku, but also publications and sites.
A window to the contemporary Japan ...
- A window to Japan, to help to understand the Japanese contemporary haiku, its writing, and to discover what is written today ...
African and African-American Haiku ...
- A section about African and African-American haiku
- A section to discover what is possible in haiku... In French but with many English translations
Haiku during wartime ...
Haiku from Islam
Haiku in practice...
Haiku in action...
- The haiku is sometimes written in situations of moral or physical distress, of emotional shock, of war or social collapse ... Articles, essays, uses, accounts.
Hurricanes in haiku 2011-09-25
Global Warm/ning ! : traces in our haiku writing.
On other sites ...
The haiku as a protest : Marlene Mountain
Shiki-temp A temporary mailing list that preserved the Shiki List Spirit during it closure(2001-2002)
All materials of this site is protected by law. Any kind of use must be explicitely approuved by the author.
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