I’m working on a writing exercise and need support to help me learn.
–What different emotions do each of these four haikus evoke? Be specific.
–Explain the differences and similarities between the effects of a haiku and those of an epigram.
Under cherry trees by Matsuo Basho
Under cherry trees
Soup, the salad, fish and all . . .
Seasoned with petals.
After Basho by Carolyn Kizer
slip onstage this evening,
pallid, famous moon.
Last night it rained by Amy Lowell
Last night it rained.
Now, in the desolate dawn,
Crying of blue jays.
A Dent in a Bucket by Gary Snyder
Hammering a dent out of a bucket
answers from the woods