Escaping their homes
to see a world through new eyes
each moment savoured.
I thought I’d try something new… it might go nowhere. Every day I will take the last line of the previous day’s haiku as the first line of a new one. I’m sure it is far from an original idea, but I thought I’d give it a try.
This takes me back to my student days when a friend of mine, Jasper and I would spend our time in boring university lectures writing one line of a poem alternately for the entire lecture, and then continue the next day. I recall that occasionally we’d hit on something really good, but mostly it was puerile nonsense.
yesterday’s haiku was:
Gloom, it’s in the air
forlorn folk ‘exercising’
escaping their homes