Carpe Diem Haiku – Shiba Sonome’s “an oak deep in the woods”


Shiba Sonome composed the following haiku:

some blossoms there are
that nobody sees—
an oak deep in the woods

To me this works as a symbol of might that we might not observe at first. The oak to me is a mighty tree, yet it can dominate like a lion or tiger does.

veiled by grass
mighty huntress lures –
hungry tigress

Linked to Carpe Diem

October 16, 2014

7 responses to “Carpe Diem Haiku – Shiba Sonome’s “an oak deep in the woods”

  1. This is great Bjorn — you can even hear the grass hissing around her in all the alliteration, which really *works* here. Gives it an air of menace — nicely done!

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