haiga, haiku, photography, science, tanka

Layer Upon Layer

Smooth outer layer.
We see rough inner layer
when the light changes.
~ ~ ~ ~
Layers nest like Russian dolls,
when science shows us atoms.

vase-rough_840x647

 
 

Layers ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #283

 
 
– Gray button (upper left corner) reveals widgets, –
– above post (on phone) or beside it (on desktop). –

haiga, haiku, photography

Beneath the Surface

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture

Stack of Textures
|Under the glassy smooth surface,
|roughness grabs the eye.

vase-rough_840x647

While haiku usually have 3 lines, some haiku do have just 2 lines.  For example, Santoka Taneda (1882-1940) wrote a number of 2-line haiku.

After writing my first 2-line haiku, I reworked it to be a 3-line haiku that I preferred.  I posted both and found that a few readers preferred the original 2-line version.

The haiku in this post is my second 2-line haiku, reworked from one with 3 lines.  It is probably safe to say that it will stay at 2 lines, but don’t place a heavy bet.

(BTW, the [Menu] button atop the vertical black bar reveals the widgets.)