her long hair cascading
into the spring night
Editor's Choice Haiku (SHH 2 Contest), Sketchbook,7: 2, March/April 2012
Blind date in my world has two interpretations. If the date was visually blind, the long hair against the darkness of the sky gives the expanse and message of no limitations in its juxtaposition to her limitations.
If it is a first date on a spring night, the long black hair cascading into the darkness gives the feeling of unknown expectations. Here the kigo is used as a message of the bud of a relationship, letting down the hair is letting down inhibitions.
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