Morning Haiku and Waka – Sunrise – December 2, 2015

willow sunrise

dawn breaks
shadowing willows and pines
in black and white

sun’s reflections
outlining autumn trees
at dawn

© G.s.k. ‘15

Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #21 The Technique of Mixing It Up:  today’s technique helps us include the author creating a bit of ambiguity using the gerund in one’s haiku … who is doing the action, nature or the author?  Here are two examples of how the technique works:

end of winter
covering the first row
of lettuce seeds

© Jane Reichhold

meigetsu ya ike o megurite yomosugara

full moon
walking around the pond
all night

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

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14 thoughts on “Morning Haiku and Waka – Sunrise – December 2, 2015

  1. shadowing willows and pines
    in black and white

    Picturesque description in line with the contrast between the shadows and the sunlight. There’s also the inherent contrast between warm of Autumn to the cold of winter. Wonderful write Georgia!

    Hank

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