New Haiku Doodles

Since I learned so many new ideas about the many facets of haiku, I’ve been exploring the ideas and scribbling down different patterns. I don’t have anything worth writing home about yet, but here are the directions my thoughts are going.

I also signed up with the NaHaiWriMo group on Facebook, where they have daily haiku prompts. Today’s prompt is “filter.” Here’s my response:

My filter is gone—
incinerated in the apocalypse you gave me.
Beware of the returns.

Yesterday’s prompt was “image,” and the inspiration for the first stanza of this trio.

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith's work has been published in several print and online publications, including the “Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase” vols. 2-4, “Christmas Lites” vols. 1-6 and the “Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy” anthology. She has nearly 20 books of speculative fiction and poetry for adults, YAs and children. Her first collection of poetry, “In Favor of Pain,” was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award.
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