Today is also ending--
at the bottom of the snowstorm
the gigantic sun


makes a nest in the hedge
sparrows scatter


Anonymous said...

What do you mean?

Chef E said...

I would love to learn more about these forms. I have heard about a few via NPR and authors, but no formal poetry training here.

Area 17 said...

For a highly praised simple overview of haiku by Japanese, American, and British writers of haiku check out: What is Haiku

Alan, With Words

Area 17 said...

light rain
sharing the evening
with blackbird song

Alan Summers
Publications credits:
Mainichi Shimbun, Japan (2010)