HAIKU REVIEW CHALLENGE
The Challenge is to write a HAIKU REVIEW after watching the short film PURSUIT . Feel free to write in Single – Couplet – Triplet Haiku Verses using 17 syllables per verse . Lines in 5-7-5 . Try to Review the short film below as close to your interpretation of what you viewed and how all your senses responded to it. Think of it as looking at a moveable painting.
If you decide to take on the HAIKU REVIEW CHALLENGE . Leave your Haiku in the Comment Section of this post on ‘the secret keeper’ . so others will be able to view what you have created. I will be posting my own HAIKU REVIEW just above the video of PURSUIT.
If this film doesn’t inspire . don’t worry. A new short film will appear every Friday for you to try your skills at the WEEKLY HAIKU REVIEW CHALLENGE .
Here’s to engaging in the Haiku Review Challenge | Clinks & Cheers! – j.kiley
Brewing strikes of lights
Mesmerizing storms crashing
Winds swirl unexpected
Clash . Smash . Collisions astound
Clouds excel in dance
© j.kiley ’17
“There is peace even in the storm.”
– Vincent van Gogh
Best Viewing Experience Open Video Full Screen
Pursuit | Mike Olbinski
Ratings . . . G
Genre . . . Time Lapse . Artistic Cloud Formations . Dramatic Lightning
Length . . . 7m 37s
Director . . . Mike Olbinski | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Music . . . Peter Nanasi | Peter Nanasi Bandcamp
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A Heartfelt Note from Mike Olbinski:
On June 12th, I broke down into tears. Minutes earlier, I had been outside my truck, leaning against it, head buried in my arms, frustration and failure washing over me. I wanted to quit. I got back in the car and as I drove, the pain got the better of me and the tears came.
This past spring was a tough one. Supercell structure and beautiful tornadoes had been very hard to come by. In fact, the tornado in the opening of this film was the only good one I saw this entire year. I had been on the road longer than ever before. Driven more miles. I was away from my family for 12 straight days at one point, and when I got home, I had to tell them I was going back out 24 hours later for June 12th. It was just too good to pass up. It promised to be a day that I could get everything I had been hoping for this spring and I had no choice. My wife understood, even though I knew she wished I stayed home. And I wished it too.
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