What is changing on the site ...
What's new ? : journal of the site
My favourites : this fourtnight, ()
Commented haikus to better understand the writing (in French). (updated with the favourites)
Authors published in the favourites pages
Developments : The new sections.
Links to book reviews. (in French)
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 6500 haikus 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.
More information about the site and the author : http://sto.tempslibres.org
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The only onehaiku 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.
But also a second level of indexing allows to discover and explore the mechanisms used in the haiku writing. Its physical structure, the organization of the discourse, its visible driving elements (interactions between images) and underlying driving elements (dialectics and archetypes). (2013-02-09)
Cindy Lynn Zackowitz (in memorial) (2012-10-20)
To learn : Theory and practice
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.
- Reference texts
- Information (Glossary, saijiki)
- Haiku definitions
- The practice of haiku
- Classic Japanese Haiku
Un kit - livret ressources pour débuter en haïku...
Haïku : Une approche par les contraintes. Un livre de théorie sur la composition du haïku . Première présentation au Camp Haïku de Baie Comeau 2007 (in French).
Analysis of haikus
Mes notes personnelles d'écriture
Haïku commentés pour en comprendre les mécanismes
Essays, articles, réflexions (mainly in French)
Questions, champs d'étude, sujets de mémoires, recherches bibliographiques
La genèse du haïku... .Que se passe-t-il juste avant que vous ne l'écrivez sur le papier. Une recherche ouverte...
Studies on haiku
To read ...
Pages of writing
Index of onsite authors (seq. only)
Authors (known or beginners) I like very much.
Some steps with :
Marjorie Buetner (USA)
Ion Codrescu (Roumanie)
Paul David Mena (Boston,USA)
Cindy Zackowitz (Alaska, USA)
Online collections, books on TL and on the internet
Online books freely readable and downloadable.
Books to leaf through, wonderful collections, for the pleasure of reading ...
Review of collections, publications (in French)
To discover ...
Bibliographie du haïku en français
First bibliography of the haiku in French
The world seen by women, its sensitivity, the different look over the things
Books, articles, links
A window to the Russian haiku ...
A new article 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 article about African and African-American haiku
- A article to discover what is possible in haiku... In French but with many English translations
L'érotique - Recueil sous la direction de Micheline Beaudry et Janick Belleau
Haiku during wartime ...
At War ... Anthology of Haiku during wartime
Haiku from Islam
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.
- Annotated links
- Annotated bibliography
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)
More information ...
Technical information about the writing of internet websites.
Useful information about websites writing.
All materials of this site is protected by law. Any kind of use must be explicitely approuved by the author.
e-Poetry : we share emotion
Important note : free times is not a publication site, a magazine or a journal. It is an information place for all about the haiku. All haiku are collected on mailing-lists, or sent for sharing by authors.
Yahoo.fr site of the week of Oct 15th 1999
EchelonW - PRISM (NSA)W - XKeyscoreW - Tempora (GCHQ) : the unfair way to read my haiku...
Eavesdropping, wiretapping, domestic spying ... new readers for our haiku !
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