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white satin
cool against her skin
choosing a coffin

(satin blanc
frais contre sa peau
choisissant un cercueil)

John Hawkhead, UK
cco 2018-08-1


Percutant par sa chute. Une opposition brutale entre la Vie en L1-L2 et la Mort en L3. Efficace.


death skin woman

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* fin - Final element give the clue.
A detail at the end reveals the real meaning of haiku.

* opposition - Images in opposition.
Images with a group of opposite senses. The images are in opposition to each other. However, the opposite semes are grouped into dialectics. A dialectic is composed of opposite semes, like the two sides, poles of the same grade.

For example:
- Top and Bottom.
- Inside and Outside
- Big and Tiny

* archetype - Active archetypes.
Active presence of archetypes that have determined relationships between images. These archetypes are structures that have aggregated seeds (meanings) and are patterns inherited from the collective unconscious. These are the models that we use to organize our perception of the World.

Archetypes and dialectics

* A_Mort - Death.

Contexte de mort (deuil, décès, cimetière...) ou pulsion de mort (guerre, violence...).

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