['riverine flooding image in Trinidad' from Bing dot com; Fair Use]
how quietly -
waters in stealth overtake
© gillena cox 2018
October 2018. There has been a catastrophic level of flooding across many communities in Trinidad beginning Friday last. Families are being evacuated from homes in east and central Trinidad as flood waters continue to rise following two days of persistent rainfall.
Emergency forces have given every bit of their mettle to help those in need.
...Shiki hated associations, contrasts, comparisons, wordplays, puns, and riddles - all the things we are cherishing here! He favored the quiet simplicity of just stating what he saw without anything else happening in the haiku.
Chèvrefeuille, has prompted today that we "write a haiku in the shasei style" promoted by Shiki.