I am so fortunate today to have a guest post by the lovely Helena Hann-Basquiat, everyone’s favorite dilettante. She contributes a poem, but also takes time to let you peer into a writer’s mind for how something as seemingly simple as a haiku is created. If you aren’t familiar with Helena’s work, you need to be. She has written a couple of books and is a regular blogger. Be sure and follow this link to find her blog and below to see her books. But enough from me, take it away Helena.
down heavenly stairs
gabriel drops pianos
now here comes the flood
Haiku, believe it or not, are difficult to write. Let me restate that — good haiku are difficult to write. And further, I’m not sure I’m a good judge of what makes a good haiku, as I can’t state with any confidence that I’ve ever…
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Thanks for the reblog, Charles.
You’re welcome. 🙂