Tuesday guide to not writing haiku

March 15, 2020

Straining to create
seventeen syllable pups —
such stillborn haiku

That’s about the type of haiku where the number of syllables dictates everything. It’s a bit of an example of what to avoid, though I am rather fond of the second line.

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2 Responses to “Tuesday guide to not writing haiku”

  1. Maryanne Lynch said

    Love it, especially the second line.

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