Carpe Diem Exploring The Beauty Of Haiku – Juxtaposition

A challenge writing a haiku in which you use “juxtaposition”.

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What is Juxtaposition Haiku?

Here is a example in a more “visible way”. 

If a waiter served you a whole fish and a scoop of chocolate ice cream on the same plate, your surprise might be caused by the juxtaposition, or the side-by-side contrast, of the two foods.

Juxtaposition or in a more “visible way”; if a waiter served you a whole fish and a scoop of chocolate ice cream on the same plate, your surprise might be caused by the juxtaposition, or the side-by-side contrast, of the two foods.

such sadness

to see tears on young leaves

the bright sunlight

© Chèvrefeuille

Here is mine.

while sunshine glimmers

on the slippery wet footpath

rain keeps falling down

Syllable Count 5-7-5 – This is the most important rule that makes haiku a haiku

Written for  Carpe Diem – Exploring The Beauty Of Haiku.

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