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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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Miller, Paul. "Haiku Toolbox: Similes Real and Implied." Modern Haiku 52.2, Summer 2021.


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