not on the branch
in the air
not in the air
in the moment
Doesn't the irregularity of the lines bring to mind the flickering maneuvers of a hummingbird in flight? (A great excuse for including the hummingbird video below!)
Here's another use of space with a haiku by Marlene Mountain:
my neighbor's rooster hops the i throw
How much fun is that? Of course, a forced use of space can get pretty gimmicky, but, all in all, it's a simple tool that poets can utilize to add dimension to their work.
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