Saturday, February 8, 2014

winter haiku

frozen black fingers
scrape a silvery full moon
winter nights beauty

by Janice Skivington 1/16/2014
I did it, I wrote a haiku in the traditional manner while enjoying this moment from nature.

A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. - See more at: