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#Haiku Happenings #8: Kim Russell’s latest haiku for #dVersePoets’ #MTB!

writing in north norfolk

autumn storms reveal
the playfulness of corvids
buffeted black shapes

bare auburn branches
outlines against a gnarled sky
the cawing of crows

Kim M. Russell, 18th June 2020

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My response to dVerse Poets Pub Meeting the Bar: Imagism Revisited

This Thursday, Frank T invites us to delve into the poetic craft of imagery, which involves finding the right words and phrases to capture the essence of a moment or a ‘thing’. Frank has focused on Imagism, of which he has given us a brief background, a list of some of the associated poets, as well as its main tenets:

  • Direct treatment of the ‘thing’, whether subjective or objective.
  • To use absolutely no word that does not contribute to the presentation.
  • As regarding rhythm: to compose in sequence of the musical phrase, not in sequence of the metronome.

He has also shared examples of imagist poetry…

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