General Poetry posted February 6, 2018

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5-7-5 haiku for contest

haiku (the orange day fades)

by fayesh

the orange day fades,
darkening the horizon
the world slows then sleeps

Sunset Haiku writing prompt entry
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)

Thank you to William Runcie for the golden skys photo.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Artwork by William Runcie at

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