Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Summer Shower

A sudden summer shower;
Under the cars
The ground is still dry

June 7, 1993

6 comments:

  1. I love summer showers !!! so refreshing !! Actually last saturday at 7 am, one happened, so beautiful, smells the dust too ! Nice haiku Doc.

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  2. On the other hand,there's something weird or different about this haiku. First,and for the first time,it is posted without a followed text, second,it lacks the usual texture about Nature,maybe the presence of "cars",I don't know,maybe they are a part of the world,like flowers or animals. This haiku takes writing them into another dimension,modern,cool,simple,calm,pure... Perhaps this is the perception of things we need to learn to have. Thank you.

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  3. Yes, there's no text because I thought it was clear enough, and anything I would add would be more or less redundant; you're right about the nature side too; but rain is a natural phenomenon after all, and the discovery of dry, square spots untouched by rain water, is a "moment of realization" (whatever this realization is to different persons).

    Nature is everywhere around us anyway, in glass, in cities, in plastic, in steel; everything, in the final analysis, is part of the world we live in, even if we get the (erroneous) impression that a tree is more "natural" than a synthetic construct or more so than a computer screen: both are "natural" in the sense that everything is atoms and electrons and molecules in different shapes, as you rightly say. Thank you!

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