Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Special is a weblog about haiku, senryu, tanka and kyoka. All Japanese poetry forms. It’s the place to be for all aficionados of Japanese poetry in the broadest idea. This weblog is hosted by Chèvrefeuille a Dutch haiku-poet and is meant to extend his other weblog “Carpe Diem Haiku Kai”.
In this weeks Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Special challenge “Little Ones” we are asked to create an American Sentence. Created by Allen Ginsberg to make an “American” form of haiku, the sentence follows the same syllable count as a traditional haiku: 17. Written left to right vs vertically.
I thought I’d give this a try.
In the mountains of Wyoming, ancient bones await discovery