On Mondays I like to allow myself a little more freedom from the discipline of the more structured writing schedule that I have set for myself and simply do something stupid. I normally like to dabble with general fiction, science fiction pieces or things you might find touching. Not on Monday. Monday I like to be a bit different.
I have always found the Haiku a most serious and intimidating thing. The challenge of packing emotive imagery into 17 syllables is quite a test, which is perhaps why they seem such daunting things to me. A limerick on the other hand is quite the opposite, filled with such joy and whimsy as they are they feel in many ways quite the opposite of the Haiku.
I shall attempt to write some haiku that are not serious but hopefully still emotive . Sorry if there seems to be a rather childish…
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