is for Haiku and Haiga
You probably already know that Haiku is a form of Japanese verse containing 17 syllables. These are usually divided into three lines of 5 -7 -5 syllables. There is often a seasonal theme. They are a way of looking at the world and capturing a moment.
The veil of the sky,
night spangled with stars, tree-snagged,
frays at the edges.
Haiga is the combination of Haiku and painting. Traditionally the words were in brush calligraphy.
Nowadays you can find digital art haiku or photo haiku.
Geraldine Hartman has written the following poems.
Adelaide B. Shaw has produced this haiga
and the following Found Haiku from perusing Thomas Hardy’s Wessex novels.