For the Love of Haiku

Bitter angel trapped.
Tricked by slippery smiles,
power of ascent gone.

Check out July’s haiku fun at http://allaboutlemon.com/for-the-love-of-haiku/ courtesy of that veritable blogging powerhouse, adollyciousirony. Also, thank you to the Art Game participants who, as usual, have created an entertaining and complex picture for us minimalist poets to interpret. http://allaboutlemon.com/art-game/ag-w27-disco-lights/ag-w-15-empty-jar/

Author: Sarah Potter Writes

Sarah is a British eccentric who writes offbeat fiction, haiku and tanka poetry. She's into nature, gardening, and natural health. For her, sociability is something that happens in short bursts with long breathing spaces in between.

6 thoughts on “For the Love of Haiku”

    1. Thank you, Naomi:-) The idea doesn’t necessarily happen that quickly for me with haiku – I guess that’s why it’s considered a form of meditation. I’ll ponder a picture, scene, or the minute details of something for ages in my mind, then there’s that moment of enlightenment – it’s almost like a light coming on when everything falls into place and I know exactly which words will do the image justice.

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