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Old 02-20-2014, 05:36 PM   #13
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Well, I must say I find that sample syllable quite teasing. Rain is such a time-honored topos in haiku that offering it as a sample sends mixed messages.

How to decide whether the author is a skilled and seasoned haikusmith at the height of his powers, who will not stoop to offering some fancy novelty syllable in order to attract attention and show off, but demonstrates calmly that he is firmly rooted in an old and cherished tradition - or whether he really has nothing better to offer than the blandest old cliché, to which he will have nothing to add but some stupid frog jumping into a pond or some petal-like faces in the bloody subway?

If only we knew...
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