The theme for the July 2015 Free Format section of the monthly kukai at haikuworld was 'Quiet'. It sounds easy enough, but I took some time settling on this one after discarding a few other efforts.
I thought this effort would do well, but it managed only 4 votes. But the standard of the haiku submitted in this edition was very high, I thought. And the comment by a reader on this haiku really lifted my spirits. : " a fresh way to express silence, it reminds me a bit on Guillaume Apollinaire..." :)
image by dsnake1 done with pencilmadness
july 2015 free format shiki kukai
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only the street lamps casting shadows
© cheong lee san ( dsnake1 ), 2015