thinkALONG! 18 November

host: Muskaan Ahuja


“A Japanese emperor once asked a famous artist at his court to paint a four-panel screen of crows in flight. After much thought, the artist finally drew a single crow disappearing off the edge of the fourth panel of the screen. It was a masterpiece of movement. A great Oriental principle of drawing was fulfilled: ‘The idea must be present even where the brush has not passed.’”


---- Charlotte Willard


Have you ever followed this principle while writing haikai poems? Do you show everything to your readers or give them some space to get the handle on the poem? Aren't misreadings also attempts that take a poem a notch higher?


Share your poems that go along these fabulous lines!


Happy Writing!



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