haiku #1: about haiku

paint a simple scene
pleasing to the eye, ear, mind
tiny brush, few strokes

About Greg Bryant

I teach writing and literature at Highland Community College in northeast Kansas.
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One Response to haiku #1: about haiku

  1. bryon says:

    Those are good basic instructions. One of the hard things about writing haiku is to write about that moment — the haiku moment — and not pack it with too many images. “Tiny brush, few strokes” is right on target.

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