drifting … drifting
the leaf considers the branch
then keeps drifting
Linked to Carpe Diem Special #137: Santoka Taneda’s “Walking Through” – which is an excellent example of using repetition in haiku to give it extra strength and emphasis.
Fumi-wakeru hagi yo susuki yo
the bush clover, the pampas grass,
walking on through them
© Santoka Taneda (Tr. R.H. Blyth)
And here is Chevrefeuille’s haiku – using repetition.
again and again
the wind chime points me the way
to peace …. again