haibun for big tent poetry
I confess I did not do a thorough job of researching the form, using instead the cliff notes: a prose section (journey, essence, epiphany) followed by a loosely-related haiku. I confess I wrote about walking around my house this week at night instead of a journey. I confess there isn’t really a major epiphany, and I confess I composed the haiku in my head Wednesday night while I was trying to fall asleep. I was petting my old, gray tiger cat, who sleeps on my pillow every night, who has always done this. She is 15.
In a cool coincidence, a couple weeks after putting this prompt into the “feed” for BTP, I won a drawing for a free online haibun class. I’m excited to learn more about the form and see where it can take me.
For now, we have to take this one. It is my first, and it is without study or guidance. 🙂
POEM REMOVED FOR EDITING.