Creative Writing and unfinished business…
April 27, 2014 § 3 Comments
ancient crack willow
leaning over the millpond –
to tickle the trout
Image courtesy ‘The Phantom King Alchemist’
Tagged: haiku, poetry, trout, willow
I love the playfulness of this haiku! Normally when I see a willow, I imagine that it has a sad nature, probably because of the way it droops forlornly. But now I’ll imagine it leaning over a pond to tickle the trout. (Fantastic alliteration in that last line!)
Thank you, my friend! You always see the best in my work, and for that I am ever grateful. Haiku is an ideal medium to express playfulness… 🙂 And have a good week.
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