flocks of snow geese
pull up the moon
2017 Autumn Moon Haiku Contest
Commentary by the judge, Bruce Ross
Many haiku have been written about the effect of moonlight and the moon's reflection. This haiku is unique and highly poetic in its expression.
And the later-added photo successfully turns the haiku into an effective haiga, not only heightening the visual focus of the haiku but also lacing itself into the reader's imagination.