General Poetry posted April 18, 2017 Chapters:  ...15 16 -17- 19... 

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5/7/5 haiku contest entry

A chapter in the book 2017 JAPANESE POETRY

haiku (old woman nods off)

by Gypsy Blue Rose

Sunset Haiku Contest Winner 
old woman nods off
on park bench as warm breeze lulls—
tangerine sunset


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

kigo summer
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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