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Hebrew Haikus

I couldn’t resist this challenge on a mailing list I subscribe to. As someone pointed out there, a haiku should be about nature or seasons, otherwise it’s a senryu.

אֲסַפֵּר לִבְנִי
עַל יְצִיאַת מִצְרָיִם
בְּחוֹדֶשׁ אָבִיב

פָּך שֶׁמֶן אֶחָד
נָתַן אוֹרוֹ בְּחוֹרֶף
לִשְׁמוֹנָה יָמִים

שֶׁבַע הֲקָפוֹת
עֲרָבוֹת בְּעוֹז חוֹבְטִים
גֶּשֶׁם לִבְרָכָה

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  1. Senryu | Saturday 12th August 2006 at 4:46 am | Permalink


    A basic tenet of Buddhist philosophy holds that the cause of all suffering is the inability to perceive the real nature of things.Defi……