Hai-Kerouac

My response to Carpe Diem Special #215 Jack Kerouac’s “white clouds”, where Chèvrefeuille has shared two more beautiful yet somewhat strange haiku by Kerouac to inspire us to create a new haiku, with the aim of capturing the spirit of Kerouac:

White clouds of this steamy planet
obstruct
My vision of the blue void

White rose with red
splashes – Oh
Vanilla ice cream cherry!

© Jack Kerouac

 

My inspired haiku are as follows:

 

Density of city smog

obfuscates

night-time extravaganza

 

Pink and yellow

summer honeysuckle – sweet

scented lollipops!

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Honeysuckle

 

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