Sunday, July 03, 2011

Spliced In Day 3

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 3

...The most important characteristic of haiku is how it conveys, through implication and suggestion, a moment of keen perception and perhaps insight into nature or human nature. Haiku does not state this insight, however, but implies it. In the last hundred years—in Japanese and English-language haiku—implication has been achieved most successfully through the use of objective imagery...

spring breeze—
the pull of her hand
as we near the pet store
--Michael Dylan Welch, Sammamish, Washington

Read the essay Becoming a Haiku Poet


Lorraine said...

beuautiful,words rythm when I'm here :)

Devika Jyothi said...

Nice series again, Gillena :)


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation, Lorraine and Devika

much love...