Headline Haiku: Imagine
Yoko Ono placed an ad in the front section of the NY Times on October 9, John Lennon’s birthday. He would have been 74.
It seemed a perfect fit for Planet Earth.
For the haiku (inspired by the surrealists and my 1989 Journal), I cut out all the headlines in the newspaper section, eliminated words referring to specific people or places, put them in an envelope, and let serendipity choose. Only twice did I have to pick another word to get the correct number of syllables for the poem.
“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.”