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Haiku Classic: March 19, 2017

the mailman's dust

    passes him

    at the mailbox


    Randy Brooks (1954- ): Decatur, Illinois, USA.

    Selected and commented on by Isamu Hashimoto

    We have had three successive mail matters in this column. This time "him" might be the author himself waiting for some prizewinning letter. Randy is a very nice man and so talented. The next passage on haiku contains very valuable suggestions: (Haiku is) "A genre of concise poetry that conveys human perceptions and insights from particular moments through the use of images without commentary from the author."


    For Making a Good Haiku

    Hint 19: I have been living so long in this floating world and now I think it's time to disclose my human secrets of deep mind.

    spring evening

    i still have

    a shame bone

    -- ih

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