The haiku that reveals seventy to eighty percent of its subject is good. Those that reveal fifty to sixty percent, we never tire of.
He who creates three to five haiku poems during a lifetime is a haiku poet. He who attains to completes ten is a master.Matsuo Basho
To denounce Hearn is the same thing as a denunciation of Japan. Lafcadio Hearn was as Japanese as haiku .lafcadio hearn