Ito  |  Chicago Tribune “Kidnews” 08.01.95

Harold G. Henderson, writing in the 1967 tome “Haiku in English,” observed that only one rhymed haiku had won any prize in the journal American Haiku (in vol. 2, no. 2), the following one by Ethel Freeman:

      Brown mimosa seed
      where blossoms once invited
      hummingbirds to feed.

Of course if I were to magically go back in time and enter the one at left, I guess any O.J. Simpson trial references would be lost on the judges. More’s the pity, or somethun’...

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