Three Summer’s Erotic Haiku

the heat!
vying
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later—
····she brushes wild-flowers from her floral
············dress.

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rain
····on her back—rain pooling
·········inside.

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3: Three Summer’s Erotic Haiku • November 9  2015

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  • The first haiku is a bit of a joke, obviously; but the joke is a stab at Japanese haiku. Anyone who’s read enough Japanese haiku will recognize the common complaint—’The Heat!’ It seems to have been a tradition that included Basho, Buson and Issa, among others, to begin their haiku that way. Thought I’d give it my own irreverent twist.