Haiku Story: Jewel Day 18

Jewel—February 18

True love is blinded

to physical attributes

In her, he saw truth.

Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month.

Read the previous Jewel haiku here.

Find out why haiku doesn’t have to stick with the American grade school syllable pattern of 5-7-5 hereThis is my NaHaiWriMo challenge.

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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