naviarhaiku358 – I close my eyes

I close my eyes
and in the void
a black horse prances

Kakio Tomizawa (1902 – 1962) was one of the most influential members of the Shinko Haiku, an innovative movement that aimed at modernizing haiku in the early 20th century. By drawing inspiration from the Western literature and adding abstractions and analogies to their works, members of the Shinko Haiku group wanted to differentiate themselves from the trend of that period, which required poets to write haiku based on exact observations.

Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit

Deadline: 18th November 2020

haiku by Kakio Tomizawa

picture by Jakub Kriz

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