I have a lot of music events on the near horizon, including some challenging solos to master. I guess I have a limited amount of creativity, since it seems to always be music or writing, not both.
Here's a haiku I wrote for Carpe Diem back in 2014. There were strict requirements, as per classic haiku. I've written a lot of bad ones, and even worse - haiku shaped word clusters, but this one came out well, I think.
on the silken strands
sad fly plays a minor chord
orb weaver's delight
It has 5-7-5 structure, a summer kigo, 1st-3rd line interchangeability, and phrase and fragment structure - an English language adaptation of the cutting word. There might also be a deeper meaning, which I'll leave for you to ponder, if you so chose.
Happy Thanksgiving, all. He will be spending the day with my kids and their kids.