This guide is intended to help you identify and locate scholarly and non-scholarly resources (books, articles, etc.) on the subject of poetry. On this guide you'll also find info. on library services, research tips, etc.
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression.