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a slight turbulence
as the cormorant dives
autumn's end

un léger remous
comme le cormoran plonge
fin d'automne


Polona Oblak, Slovenia
cco 2018-11-2

Commentaire.

Une version différente du célèbre haïku de la grenouille dans l'étang. Celle-ci explicite plus l'aspect de la légère perturbation du monde causée par le plongeon, en mettant de côté le rôle du son. Tout est feutré, le monde a à peine bougé. Un haïku très zen au sens le plus noble et profond du terme. C'est de là que vient sa force.

Keywords

bird cormorant pond silence zen

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

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

* culturel - Use of external cultural reference.
The haiku is based on an external cultural element, well known by the reader. There is a sharing of an environment (place, situation...) or cultural element (music, painting...) that will seek memories or sensations in the memory and experience of the reader. This device saves a lot of space, nothing else is needed, the effect is achieved by the reader's contribution.

* allusion - Allusion to something known by the reader.
This technique refers to something that is supposed to be known to the reader. This type of haiku only works for the reader who understands the allusion. It is often a cultural element or an environment shared between the author and the reader. The reference adds a note of complicity in the speech.

ex: Liberty Market: a chain of stores in the USA.

It can also be illustrated in jargon (specialized languages shared by a community).

Archetypes and dialectics

* T_Mince - A very thin slice of Time.

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