Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted February 5, 2018


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haiku 3-5-3

haiku (fading light)

by michaelcahill

Sunset Haiku Contest Winner 
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Writing Prompt
Write a haiku on the subject of a sunset

Basic rules:

17 syllables OR LESS
(Does NOT have to be 5-7-5 syllables)
3 lines (short/long/short)
Present tense
Two grammatically interconnected lines of concrete imagery in lines 1 and 2 or 2 and 3 and a satori in lines 3 or 1
No caps (except proper names, etc.)
Minimal punctuation
NO personification (attributing human qualities to animal or object)
Artwork allowed
Title like this: haiku (first line)

Sunset Haiku
Contest Winner
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


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