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Analysis of the Haiku structure

police sirens --
another night
without the moon

sirènes de police --
une autre nuit
sans lune


Paul David Mena, USA
cco 2016-02-1

Commentaire.

Quelle est donc la relation entre la police et l'absence de lune ? Cela suffit à créer des questions qui évitent de ranger trop vite ce haïku. Observer le temps qu'il faut pour passer de ce haïku au suivant par rapport à un autre.

Keywords

urban moon sound night police

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* yugen - Yugen.
Yugen is a concept of Japanese aesthetics that can be expressed as deep, mysterious, dark, troubled.... In criticism of Japanese poetry, he expresses a subtle depth of things that are vaguely evoked in the poem.

* S21 - Caesura between L2 and L3.
Caesura between L2 and L3.

* atmosphere - Atmosphere.
Something emerges from all the elements that constitute haiku: a climate, an atmosphere. The author does not state this explicitly. It is the reader who reconstructs it from his or her own experience.

This is especially true in three-segment haiku, also called "grocery list". But this effect can also be achieved in other ways.

The mention of feelings related to the weather and taste adds a multisensory dimension to the atmosphere created.

* - Atmosphere.
Something emerges from all the elements that constitute haiku: a climate, an atmosphere. The author does not state this explicitly. It is the reader who reconstructs it from his or her own experience.

This is especially true in three-segment haiku, also called "grocery list". But this effect can also be achieved in other ways.

The mention of feelings related to the weather and taste adds a multisensory dimension to the atmosphere created.

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