The Muse responds to a Haiku challenge.
The goal of haiku is to fit something filled with meaning into three short lines consisting of 17 syllables in total, it needs to be meaningful, invoke feeling, and make sense. This is how I’ve always thought of haiku.
Traditional Japanese haiku is, for lack of a better way to say it, simple complexity. I’ll likely never master it, but I do enjoy trying.
A recent walk around the neighborhood served up inspiration, and fortunately, I was able to capture it . . .
Nature thrives divine
despite effort made by man
to maintain control