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Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
—that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by
the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.” — Robert Spiess

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Bennett, Brad. "Euphony in Haiku." Modern Haiku 53.1, Winter-Spring 2022.


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