This will be a twenty day series of haiku and senryu poetry exploring the theory of "the Four Shades." This idea, proposed by Dick Whyte ~SOLARTS
and myself deals with the boundaries existing between haiku and senryu and the manner in which those boundaries can be manipulated to create more resonance within a poem. This idea will be discussed further in our coming text "Sakura: A Study of Haiku, Tanka, Senryu."
Indian summer- another term for early autumn or unseasonal spikes in heat.
12- Previously published in Haiku News, the web-zine founded by ~SOLARTS