~Creative and Academic Projects of Tyler McPeek
This is the online home of American writer and academic, Tyler McPeek.
Linked from here are my various creative and academic undertakings. Please give me feedback, I'd love to here from you. -Tyler

Haiku and Tanka Japanese Poetry

Haiku and tanka are traditional Japanese poetry forms that are based on syllable structure.  Haiku themes are typically based on seasonal (季語) themes and involve a 5-7-5 syllable structure.  Tyler's Haiku and Tanka samples available at the following link:

Tyler's Online Poetry and Fiction Page at Ten Colors

These haiku (5-7-5) and tanka (5-7-5-7-7) employ some experimental structures, such katakana (カタカナ), mimetic, and English language inclusion.