Haiku LVII

Corneigh Hoff 1950 (Assendelft)

breathing, heaving breast
keeping me awake all night
dream-blurring beauty
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Written on June 03, 2023

Submitted by CorneighHoff on June 03, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 74
Words 10
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3

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  • Weshawn29
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  • luisestable1
    What kind of haiku is this? To poetic knowledge a haiku is about a moment in nature that has caught the poet attention. Its theme is ever nature in a compact three lines that try to use mainly nouns which is harder to do in English that in Japanese where the haiku originated. One should not use the three lines to write about anything one wishes and call it a haiku, at least not poetically speaking.
    Yours has the three lines and the correct number of syllables, but the theme does not apply to the true haiku. Try to study the form and then give it a go. 
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