Dear Issa, Of all the projects I’ve worked on in a decade of such work at the University, one of the very first remains one of the very best. I’m talking of course about the website, Haiku of Kobayashi Issa. Through this project I learned plenty about scripting search queries and managing Japanese character encoding. [...]
No school today, so quiet — and then the machinery.
I just got my copy of Katrina-ku: Storm Poems, a compilation of haiku poetry about you-know-what, to which I contributed a little technical assistance. It’s a beautiful little book, quite sad but also quite funny. Get your copy — they’re cheap!