Saturday, July 02, 2011

Spliced In Day 2


During the month of July There will be featured here at Lunch Break haiku related essays; original copyright remains with the websites and to their respective writers.

Spliced In - Day 2

... Whether they are poems drenched in moodiness, poems that gleam with outright beauty, poems of everyday life, poems with a light humor, poems depicting a cameo of the delicacy of life–or of its harshness, all derive their extraordinary power and depth from the variously utilized aesthetics intrinsic to their composition. It is these which bestow significance from overtones that go beyond the simply presented images. These are at the core of Basho's "surplus meaning" (yojo). These move the poems toward universality.

The sea darkens;
The voices of the wild ducks
Are faintly white
--Basho

read the essay The Narrow Thread by Anita Virgil Copyright © Anita Virgil 2004

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4 Comments:

Blogger Diane Mayr said...

Gillena, I look forward to learning a lot about haiku this month! Thanks for gathering all these essays.

9:08 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

glad you dropped in diane

much love...

1:49 PM  
Blogger Rhapsody B. said...

Blessings.....
Just ducked in from my sprint through bloggersville....

Very interesting blogs...
Take care and stay blessed.
Rhapsody

1:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Dear Rhapsody; thank you for dropping in, and a hearty Welcome to Lunch Break

much love...

5:04 AM  

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