In Tiny Puffs (Haiku)

An awesome post in response on one of the Special haiku by Jack Kerouac … very nicely done … so visit this weblog.

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5 25 2014 sky panorama 2

 in tiny puffs /
the sky sends its greetings /
in smoke-signal clouds //

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Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai:
Jack Kerouac’s ‘Butterfly Wings’

 Our task was to write a haiku inspired by the following advice and haiku by Jack Kerouac:

 […] “The “haiku” was invented and developed over hundreds of years in Japan to be a complete poem in seventeen syllables and to pack in a whole vision of life in three short lines. A “Western Haiku” need not concern itself with the seventeen syllables since Western languages cannot adapt themselves to the fluid syllabic Japanese. I propose that the “Western Haiku” simply say a lot in three short lines in any Western language. Above all, a Haiku must be very simple and free of all poetic trickery and make a little picture and yet be as airy and graceful as a Vivaldi Pastorella”. […]

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