The Execution of Haiku
A haiku's execution is
swift ... involving two strokes ... either 5-7&5 or
This is a 5-7&5 cut where the first cut is the first line while the second and
third line (forming a
single sentence) comprise the second cut:
sand castles will return
sooner than homes ...
An example of the 5&7-5 cut is the haiku below. The first cut comprise of the
first and second line,
while the third line is the second cut:
a flash of sun
from executioner's blade
how cold I feel ...