|Cherry blossoms at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon|
I know what you're thinking:
Anyone can write a haiku, right?
Yep. Right. Anyone can. But a good one?
Did you know that haiku are traditionally written in the present tense and play with associations between images. They also contain a pause at the end of the first or second line as well as a kigo—a seasonal word that signals the time of year.
Here's mine for today:
carpet the pathway towards home
even in the rain
Haiku are simple, aren't they? Simple yet profound. Write one. Share it with me.