Monday, October 27, 2008

Haiku Word Lists

By that Fallen House:

Concrete words: House, Decrepit, Old, Lapse, Messy, Apart, Wood, Nails, Screws, Paint, Rust, Antique.

Connotative words: Time, Battle, Broken, Habitat, Natural, Corrosion, Memory, Essence, Vulnerable, History, Narrative. 

The Pear Tree Stands Full-Blooming:

Concrete words: Pear, Leaf, Flower, Petal, Twig, Moss, Bark, Bloom, Trunk, Seed. 

Connotative words: Growth, Maturation, Health, Beauty, Envy, Jealousy, Life, Renewal, Strength, Stamina, Endurance, Courage, Perseverance, Spirit, Healing. 

An Ancient Battle Site:

Concrete words: Battle, War, Knife, Gun, Bandage, Corrosion, Uniform, Violence, Bullet, Blood, Sword, Armor, temple. 

Connotative words: Contrast, Indifference, Clash, Struggle, Hostility, Competition, Envy, Jealousy, juxtapose, Archaic, Smoke. 

1 comment:

jamie said...

Words with potential for further exploration as shapes:

house, nails, time, habitat, corrosion if abstracted

pear, petal, growth, beauty, envy, strength,

battle, violence, clash, (your missing the ancient idea in this line...)