A haiku March 01, 2013

I am an admirer of the Japanese form of poetry known as “haiku“.  In learning more about what makes a “proper” haiku, beyond the (somewhat erroneous) notion of the 5-7-5 syllable construction, I decided to try my hand at writing my own.  Having been fascinated at the reversal of seasons between the northern and southern hemispheres, I came up with this:

Blistering hot sun

on a January day.

South America.


CC Image by Martin Cathrae on Flickr