Haiku Sentiments!

Karl Constantine FOLKES 1935 (Portland)



Abound in Haiku.
Haunting lyric messages.
Hymnic sentiments!

About this poem

Imaging language lyrically, with parsimony amplified, the haiku three-line format, so preciously divine, states poetically: “Brevity is the soul of wit!”

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Written on December 24, 2021

Submitted by karlcfolkes on December 24, 2021

Modified by karlcfolkes on June 23, 2022

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Scheme ABC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 60
Words 10
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3

Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1991 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s ‘Liebe Mili’ (translated into English as “Dear Mili”), Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes of Analytical Psychology. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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