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Tarot: Haiku and Haibun

Tarot was the last thing I expected to see in the latest issue of Frogpond, the journal of the Haiku Society of America.

If you’d like to write haiku but feel constrained by its extreme compression, try haibun. Haibun consists of a few sentences or short paragraphs of prose with a haiku inserted somewhere. The haiku resonates with the prose but isn’t a literal illustration.

Here’s a tarot haibun by Alexis Rotella. Read more