host: Muskaan Ahuja
guest editor: Neena Singh
"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will."
--- George Bernard Shaw
Does your haiku writing work on these lines?
Is imagination the starting point or real experience?
I read somewhere that the membrane between imagination and experience is porous. What do you think about the endless debate about desk-ku?
Recently we wrote ekphrasti-ku for Haiku Dialogue, were these the creation of imagination or reality? What about space haiku?
How about this famous haiku by Basho…
spring is passing the birds cry, and the fishes eyes fill with tears
Let us share haiku triggered solely by imagination. Let’s see which universe you traverse in your imagination…