!! I publish this episode earlier, because I am in the nightshift !!
Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
It's my pleasure to present a new episode of our Haiku Writing Techniques. This time it's all about "comparison". Here is what I found about "comparison" in Jane Reichhold's "Bare Bones, school of haiku":
downstream cherry trees
|Rabbit Ear Iris|
rabbit year iris
how much it looks like
its image in water
Or this one by Robert Mainone:
a sky full of stars
my parents would meet
© Robert Mainone
A haiku needs two parts. In this haiku the “sky full of stars” is compared to “the meeting of parents” and the million-to-one chance of that happening. The poet has achieved an aha moment! with the connection.
This Haiku Writing Technique is not easy, but at the other hand it's an easy to choose way to make your haiku a beauty.
aching of a broken heart -
love isn't forever
Comparison ... a nice way to write/compose haiku ... it brings you in a way immediately two lines and you have just to write a third line towards it to make your haiku complete.
This episode is open for your submissions tonight at 7.00 PM (CET) and will remain open until February 6th at noon (CET). I will (try to) publish our next episode, Water Lilies, later on.
!! PS. I hadn't time to publish a new episode of "Sparkling Stars" last Saturday, so I have decided to publish that "late" episode this Wednesday February 4th !!