Daily Archives: October 31, 2015

Sound and Silence

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Special #179, Tom D’Evelyn’s,  “The Held Breath:  Sound and Silence in a Haiku” This haiku presents contrastive sounds and visual events. Somehow they cross in the haiku: the ongoing silence is somehow foregrounded with the removal … Continue reading

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Shasei (to depict the thing just as it is)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #16, “Shasei” Examples: Come spring as of old. When such revenues of rice. Braced this castle town! © Masaoka Shiki evening waves come into the cove one at a time © Jane Reichhold at … Continue reading

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