! ! Demonstration Haiku For Mike Who Asked
Dusk on autumn brown -
where does this sadness come from?
Freed leaves, dancing home..
[some of the (too many) self-appointed authorities believe that a haiku should contain a 'surprise' element, or as the Germans say, 'the Aha! experience', plus the usual 5-7-5 syllables and season and time of day identified..]