Thursday, May 31, 2007

Icelandic poppy
a salmon leaps
to the sky

Autumn Moon

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ice'land'ic is a good contrast with the salmon leaping to the sky. Even though poppy is a noun,
it suggests a pop up action that precedes the salmon's leap.
Also like the suggestion of a flower opening and the salmon seeming to spring out of nowhere.

Since I wasn't familiar with the Iceland poppy, I looked it up on the internet. I found that the flower has a short life and comes in shades of white, yellow and salmon.

This gives your haiku added layers of meaning.