General Poetry posted October 6, 2019

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On Mars sunsets are blue and not red.

haiku ( sunset azure )

by tempeste

sunset azure

wraps you up in a soft allure

~ gravity pull ~

Sunset Haiku writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a haiku on the subject of a sunset

Basic rules:

17 syllables OR LESS
(Does NOT have to be 5-7-5 syllables)
3 lines (short/long/short)
Present tense
Two grammatically interconnected lines of concrete imagery in lines 1 and 2 or 2 and 3 and a satori in lines 3 or 1
No caps (except proper names, etc.)
Minimal punctuation
NO personification (attributing human qualities to animal or object)
Artwork allowed
Title like this: haiku (first line)

Why do we want to reach Mars?

Why did Columbus travel west? Why did Marco Polo head east? Because it is that PULL, that unknown, that prospect of adventure that compels humans to seek new frontiers to explore.

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