Oulipost 17 — Haikuisation

I.

Dusk on a spring day.
Earth, distant, rocky, liquid,
basks in the sweet spot.

II.

After April, earth
gravitates toward stone. Water,
rainwater, desert.

 

SOURCE

Associated Press, ‘Astronomers Spot Most Earth-like Planet yet’, The Arizona Republic, 17 April 2014, Online edition <http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/17/astronomers-spot-most-earth-like-planet-yet/7828845/&gt; [accessed 17 April 2014]
Morrison, Kara G., ‘Value of Green Features Still Eludes Many Homebuyers’, The Arizona Republic, 17 April 2014, Online edition <http://www.azcentral.com/story/life/house-garden/2014/04/17/homebuyers-underwhelmed-green-features/7798679/&gt; [accessed 17 April 2014]

PROMPT

Select three sentences from a single newspaper article and “haiku” them.

#Oulipost #NaPoWriMo2014

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Haiku, Day 23

She smiles  — her face creases,
fold after fold, valley after valley, a life mapped
by  laughter —

 

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edited 3/17/14

She smiles at me — her face creases ^, into
fold after fold, valley after valley, the map of a life ^fmapped
^by full of laughter —