I Feel a Haiku Coming On

Dear Geneva folks, I smell springtime in the air, It's haiku season.

I'm sure you're busy at work and all. But so am I. I have a strict schedule of eating, lying around, scratching myself, engaging in higher education at DePaw University, walking my pet humans, and did I mention scratching myself?

Anyway, you're busy, but you can take a minute or two from working on that awful PowerPoint presentation or that paperwork that's stacking on your desk to write a haiku, can't you?

Here's how you do it:

  • Five syllables in the first line,
  • Seven syllables in the second line,
  • Five syllables in the third line.

Read more:

  • http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Haiku-Poem
  • http://haiku-poems.50webs.com/funny-haiku-poems.htm
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnuBaaw_EZk

Here are five by me, AJ Nagel.


(See attached photo that goes with the first one.)

There's a cliche here,
I don't know what it might be,
Some privacy please.

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Fox in Good Templar,
To me he smells like Old Spice,

*  *  *

Master mows the lawn,
Two times a week in springtime,
What is he thinking?

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While licking myself,
I tasted that fish I rolled in,
Why humans like sushi?

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I am a dog but,
I feel a haiku coming,
Blame Masaoka

Sandy Klimowski May 20, 2011 at 06:15 PM
AJ, I should be working - but this is more fun!!! Tails frantic wagging Much whining, crying, yipping Humans finally home Four-legged siblings Chasing all over the house Utter chaos reigns
Rick Nagel (Editor) May 20, 2011 at 06:22 PM
I had been worried / No one would read article / Thanks, S. Klimowski!
Sandy Klimowski May 20, 2011 at 07:26 PM
Real top to bottom No article left unread Love Geneva Patch
Sandy Klimowski May 20, 2011 at 07:28 PM
That should read - Read top to bottom No article left unread Love Geneva Patch


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