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summer storm
the windscreen wipers
slice our silence

orage d'été
les essuies-glaces
découpent notre silence

Liu Chen-ou, Canada
cco 2016-09-2


Haïku meteo. L'orage installe un contexte particulier qui qualifie la relation entre les personnes. C'est souvent comme ici un climat lourd. L'intérêt est cependant ici, que l'on en saura pas plus. Cette absence de précisions apporte une peu de mystère qui nous tient un peu en haleine t évite le rangement rapide du haïku en mémoire.


thunderstorm car silence argument

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* meteo - Meteo used to create an atmosphere.
Use in a haiku segment of a reference to the weather (weather conditions) that provides more than just the mention of the weather as a background. The reference refers to a state of weather that has physical (cold rain, sudden hail, frost,...) or psychological (overcast sky, storm warning, sultry afternoon...) effects. These effects are mainly felt through the skin (contact, temperature,...); which connects the author/reader to the World (his direct environment).

The mentioned weather and its effects share a set of semes (brutality, unpredictability, "cold", psychologically oppressive climate,...) with the situation experienced by the author.

A sudden and unpleasant change of situation shares semes (brutality, unpredictability, impact) with a sudden storm, hail, cold rain. A hard time to live, a disappointment, with a cold rain. An overcast weather before the rain shares with a moment when we fear the occurrence of events that we fear.

Although the meteo is often used as a marker (kigo - word of season), it sometimes brings more than just the place in the season or the context of the moment.

Effects: liasen - Binding with sensorial feelings.

At the level: 1-surf - Surface level
Discourse, surface structures, content, subject, style.

Description level: 3-suj - Subject, content

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