Saturday, July 09, 2011
Spliced In Day 9
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 9
...The fact that the smallest literary form - haiku - has the most rules never ceases to amaze and astound. The only real comfort one can find in this situation is the concept that this affords a wider range of rules from which a writer can pick and choose. You cannot follow all of the rules and several of them are so contradictory that there is no way to honor them both at once.You must always choose. In order to make a choice, you have to understand the reasons and methods...
Read the essay Fragment and Phrase Theory by Jane Reichhold