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Serial Murder in Haiku

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Serial Murder in Haiku

Serial Murder in Haiku

Murder one: Mary Lou

A prostitute dead
Motionless body cold blood
Killer on the loose

Murder Two: Stephaney

Body found in ditch
Brutally mutilated
Police have no clue

Murder Three: Erica

Another girl dead
Throat slit in dark alleyway
Body left no clue

Murder Four: Julie

Girl strangled in car
Hand prints found around her neck
Police have a clue

Murder Five: The catch

Murder of four girls
Sentence to life in prison
No chance of parole

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  1. Date: 6/7/2013 8:50:00 PM
    ooo.I see I have read your poems... Linda

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 4:35:00 PM
    Read this on friday and still stuck in my head. Really magnificent this piece.

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 6:12:00 AM
    Brilliant and original.

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 12:18:00 PM
    Excellent serial haiku with a great style. Thanks.....for all. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 9:31:00 PM
    wow, Matthew... sad, and dark... this is the first time someone has ever posted haiku like this... I like them... eerie, but brilliant.... love them all...PD

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 6:26:00 PM
    Dear Matthew: Kinda crazed, and I like it. Great ways to write haiku./ Kathy