By Allan Gerson and Daniela Gerson
A Shabbat haiku:
A shot of lightness
Sent to all your dearest ones
Before sun goes down
How do you do a Shabbat haiku?
Write what's on your mind about the week that was, or the moment that is now. Don't worry about style or conforming to haiku's ancient rules. Keep it short and sweet. Prepare for your day of rest by spreading warmth to those you love. Maybe even send your haiku to friends and family.
Allan Gerson is a retired attorney and author; Daniela Gerson, his daughter, is the community engagement editor at the Los Angeles Times.