HaikuNow! 2013: Anatoly Kudryavitsky February 25, 2014 Jim Kacian News Anatoly was a winner in the 2013 HaikuNow! International Haiku Contest. See all the results in the HaikuNow! Archives. Jim Kacian Share This Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email This Post Has 2 Comments Hello, Gabriel, Perhaps what’s perceived, what’s perceived before knowledge kicks in or even despite knowledge kicking in, what *seems* to be at any particular time rather than the facts we’ve learnt over the course of our lives, is an important part of haiku? Have you ever had the experience, in a city, of feeling vaguely that you know someone coming towards you before you realise, with some surprise, that it’s your own reflection in glass? I’ve seen a bridge’s reflection seeming to flow under a bridge, and been almost hypnotised by the effect. It’s impossible, yet there it seems to be, right before one’s eyes. A kind of ‘arrest’ happens when one’s seeing something that can’t (logically) happen. the Lee at spring tide — the reflection of a bridge flows under the bridge — Anatoly Kudryavitsky (Ireland – Lorin The reflection of a bridge flows under the bridge. Does it? Is that possible? Where does it end up? When does it stop being a reflection and become just more water under the bridge? I’m just curious! Comments are closed.