It was Ezra Pound shouting "make it new! This is the point of my haiku: My haiku are socially mediate reflections, each recorded and then shared via Facebook and Twitter to my networks and the Internet as social objects that poke and nudge and stream down a mountain of newsfeeds to pool somewhere, one thousand miles away before your third eye.
Amos is an American poet and author. He is awarded as a haiku poet, recognized for his unique, American interpretations of the Japanese Haiku art form. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Amos graduated from Bexley High School and Wittenberg University where he carried local and national accolades and awards in sport football, track and field , music orchestral and for his poetry compositions.
He currently completed his first book, "The Sound of the Web: Amos presently lives in Diano Marina, Italy with his family.
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H is for Haiku, by Sydell Rosenberg
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. I thought perhaps it was about the delicacy of a spider web-- like silk riders and then I discover it was a serious of mostly Haiku and the web was the inner net! For me learning to write on twitter in a few characters was absolutely essential for my own novel-- but Amos got there way before me.
H is for Haiku, by Sydell Rosenberg – WRITERS' RUMPUS
Every new technology has it's pit fall but it also has it's glories -- The Sound of the Web is the most elegant use of the new technology of the internet I've ever seen or heard of -- It is like a wiff of Jasmin on a too hot day-- of a few notes of Miles Davies Sketches of Spain as you walk by a Pizza Polar in Manhattan -- thank you so much for your brilliance of writing during so much of the mundane. In this book, and in Amos White's media empire, there seem to be more words about the poems than there are in the poems themselves.
He speaks quickly; he organizes; he motivates; he inspires; his energy is boundless and his thoughts thunder forth through dazzling white teeth to explain the world, layered with more meaning than most can see, and he leaves heads spinning and hearts thumping wherever he goes. Or, "what is the shortest poem possible?
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But the focus of this galloping mind is, oddly, a moment of stillness for each of his poems. He creates spaces of silence in which words can hang alone, or just a few together, drawing the attention away from a world cluttered by words, standing dignified for a moment, like spinning atoms made from nothing, just a charge or two.
Each haiku in this book is given a platform that echos across every dimension of the web. Erinn Ellender Quinn Author.
Lovesongs For My Soul Just for fun. Pages liked by this Page. California Writers Club Berkeley. The Heart of The Muse. Open Morning Brings - http: Amos White Haiku shared a post. Amos White Haiku added an event. Assembly of Gods 10 Black poets in a live reading and exhibition. Featuring words an works from: When a fellow haiku geek suggested I take a peek at Amos's haiku and poetry, I was instantly hooked. I enjoy following him on Twitter as well.
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One of these days, I'll make it to one of his readings and click it off my bucket list. Amos White is on the cutting edge of innovation in Haiku.