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MALAYSIAN HAIKU ECHOES 217: DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES

MALAYSIAN HAIKU ECHOES 217: DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES

 

 

I was impressed by Claudia McGill art, House inside a Fairy Tale, and responded in a visual haiku thus: (Please visit her blog)

 

dwell in dream houses

striking shades in wooded park

nightmares when awake

 

She replied to my haiku in a tanka, thus:

 

black trees in warped ranks

the house turned in on itself

step out of the light

into the cool blue unknown

the nameless story begins

 

MALAYSIAN HAIKU/TANKA ECHOES 195: ROOF

MALAYSIAN HAIKU/TANKA ECHOES 195: ROOF

 

 

Claudia McGill composed an excellent haiku on an old stone structure:

 

Red roof tiles slick up

 turn silver backs to the sky

 in the pounding rain

 

I was so inspired reading it, and added two extra seven syllables-line to turn her haiku into a tanka:

 

shelter against sun and rain

strong and leaked proof over years