How do I turn a translated haiku into Japanese calligraphy?
March 30, 2005 8:05 PM Subscribe
How can I turn a translated haiku back into Japanese calligraphy for printing and framing?
posted by obiwanwasabi to writing & language (5 answers total)
I like this haiku by the Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa
Nebanashi no ashi de oriori naruko kana.
From time to time with feet
sprawled out in noonday sleep
I pull the scarecrow string.
How can I turn this into kanji, and from there render it in a Japanese calligraphy-style font? I'd like to print the result and frame it.