my dog catches
a new scent
Issue 19.2 | 21 October 2019
Love it, Jacquie! It captures an essential quality of dog.
The wordplay matches the playfulness of the dog. What a clever, vivid, fun haiku!
This feels very immediate, and embraces both the humor of the moment, and how a dog senses far more than we do. Smells and scents are like synesthesia if humans could see what dogs could smell! :-)
I'm more of a dog person but have written more cat haiku, but trying to catch up myself!
goodbye to autumn
a day spent watching dogs
walk their owners
Publication credits: Blithe Spirit (vol 23 no. 4 November 2012)
Ah yes, the unpredictability of a dog. This ku amuses and points a finger at the same time.
Lovely images Jacquie Pearce
fresh out of collars
the pet shop
ties a bow
a wolf tastes
Brilliant image – visual, visceral, synesthetic.
It is a sublime haiku. Let's see more!
Very visual, Jackie and so like a dog. It makes me laugh and also reminds me of how much more there is to the world than what we, as humans, scent and smell.
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