Written for: Carpe Diem #1293 Time Travel, ancient Japanese poetry to inspire you
“There are a lot of haiku (and tanka) in which several myths and secrets are hidden. For example in a lot of haiku and tanka the poets hide sexuality and the beauty of human body.
So for this episode I love to challenge you to create a haiku or tanka in which you hide sexuality and the beauty of the human body. I will give you an example, which you maybe remember:”
what has happened?
petals of red roses around
the morning glory
© Chèvrefeuille (2012)
“Morning glory” points to a certain male part. So in this haiku you find hidden sexuality and the beauty of the human body.
Here is my attempt:
milk white cupcake
person with taste for sweets
licks off icing