Friday, January 8, 2010


An ode to Haiku
Where every word weighs a ton
Potent, rich, and simple.

That was a Haiku about Haiku's, in the strictest sense they are three line poems with a set number of syllables:


It doesnt take long to hammer one out, but every word should be taken into consideration, there's no room to waste.  It's exciting to try and pack as much meaning and imagery as possible into three short lines.

Ten degrees outside
In Little Rock nonetheless
What did you say Al?

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