Re: YML - Why Markup Language...

Arthur S. Hitomi (
Tue, 24 Mar 1998 16:25:09 -0800

>What is this American fascination with bludgeoning a formerly elegant
>Japanese poetic form, suited primarily to the Japanese language, to
>death? Is it some sort of perverse atonement for overdecisively ending
>the second world war?
>haiku is pointless cherry blossoms fall
>culturally obnoxious cherry blossoms fall and fall
>complete waste of time cherry blossoms fall [*]
>[*] four obligatory seasonal references in that one.

But wait, the Internet has some lovely Haiku works available!

My favorite: