Jay's Saturday morning haiku - 15
The English form of the traditional Japanese Haiku includes any or all of the following:
- The use of 17 syllables, in the form of three lines, with 5, 7 and 5 syllables respectively. Some haiku may employ 10 - 14 syllables, but 17 is traditional.
- The use of a season in the poem.
- The use of a "cut word" or punctuation to set off and compare two images.
It was a kitchen -
With good stuff to cook and eat.
Lightning struck big!