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Haiku for the Haiku Club

A chapter in the book 2023 Gypsy's Haiku

Flutters Carefree

by Gypsy Blue Rose

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flutters carefree

around the summer party—

social butterfly


HAIKU is a Japanese short unrhymed poem that uses imagistic language to express the essence of a deeply felt moment in time. It resonates on a deeper level, leaving the reader enlightened and making an insightful connection between the top two lines and the last one, called the SATORI. HAIKU uses a dash to pause before the SATORI. It was created in the 17th century by Zen Monk, Matsuo Basho. Haiku alludes to a season of the year. In Japan, haiku is written in 17 syllables and three lines ( 5/7/5) but in English is 17 syllables OR LESS because English and Japanese syllables are different. Avoid capitalization (except proper names) and punctuation.

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"Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason." - Novalis

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Club entry for the "BUTTERFLY HAIKU" event in "HAIKU CLUB".  Locate a writing club.
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