White flower tinged with pink
Darkness lurks sly in shadows
I am drenched in love
A haiku is a Japanese form of poetry capturing moods of nature and seasons in all their vivid hues by presenting a juxtaposition of elements.
It is like a white frothy waterfall gushing in full glory glimpsed through a crevice. It seizes the scene in its brevity of 5-7-5 syllables and then, simply guides the reader towards the view from that crack.
What the reader takes in from there depends upon perception and receptiveness.
When nature works as a medium to express human emotions haiku evolves in to a senryu.