Sunday, January 9, 2011

Tractors: Haiku and Baiku


WPA Posters for Indian Court




Haikus and Baikus help a writer minimize words to make an impression of a specific time and place.  It is a great exercise in being empressionistic in writing.





Mechinical as a pipefitter: he tries to fit his own experience to the tradition of his art.

-John Gardner
The Baiku is:
Stanzas of :  

8
4
2
2



It's a little different than Haiku:
5
7
5


Haiku on - 5+5 = Things to Haiku About


  1. Worried blue-tint
  2. notes. Dreams, sunny days fishing,  
  3. for future recall.

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