A Troiku

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille

A Troiku is based on a haiku (the sleigh) and to create the “horses” you have to take the three lines of the “sleigh” apart and use every separated line as the first line of three new haiku (the three horses). Troiku isn’t easy, but it’s really a joy to create it.


Shadows in the moonlight

Stars hide behind clouds

Winking like fireflies

 

Shadows in the moonlight

hold each other close

even after the dawn

 

Stars hide behind clouds

like shy children

hoping to be seen

 

Winking like fireflies

a hot August night

beads of sweat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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