Your Dictionary Definition of Penumbra
Something related to, connected to, and implied by, the existence of something else that is necessary for the second thing to be full and complete in its essential aspects.
Dictionary Definition of Penumbra
Painting the point or one area in which light and shade blend.
Wordnik Definition of Penumbra
The part of a picture where the shade imperceptibly blends with the light.
And to me, these describe the exquisite form of poetry known as Haiku.
I shall attempt to blend light with shadow ….. connections and implications ….. existence and completeness ….. words and feelings ….. love and patience ….. choice and chance ….. rules and chaos …..
Read and write with me …..
Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
Vincent Van Gogh