BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5844@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20190221T000000Z DTEND:20190221T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Haiku: in just 17 syllables\, this classic form of Japanese ver se captures the essence of a moment. Mastered by poets like Matsuo Basho a nd Yosa Buson\, this ancient literary form has captured the hearts of peop le around the world\, inspiring modern poets like Ezra Pound and Jack Kero uac. At this talk\,&nbsp\;<strong>Hiroaki Sato</strong>\, author of&nbsp\; <em>On Haiku</em>&nbsp\;and former president of the Haiku Society of Ameri ca\, unveils the surprising role haiku has played in social upheavals\, re ligion\, humor and more\, and examines its boundless potential for literar y expression in English.&nbsp\;\n<em>Followed by a book-signing reception. </em>&nbsp\;\n<strong>Tickets:</strong>&nbsp\;$15/$12 members\, seniors &a mp\; students&nbsp\;\n<strong>Website:&nbsp\;</strong>https://www.japansoc iety.org/event/more-than-words-haikus-expressive-potential SUMMARY:More Than Words: Haiku's Expressive Potential URL:/en/events/2019/02/21/more-than-words-haikus-expressive-potential/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR