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Haiku 28

Timothy Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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Haiku 28

do you hear it?
that be the sound of the "rule for haiku"
snapping



NOTE: 5-7-5 meet 4-10-2...

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  1. Date: 5/15/2013 10:31:00 PM

    Nice thinking outside the box. Good expressiveness.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 5/15/2013 10:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Robert :)
  1. Date: 5/15/2013 7:47:00 PM

    Snap Crackle Pop... I am a NON-conformist and love this poem ! Great creativity!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 5/15/2013 10:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I used to write my haiku strictly by those rules and it took me quite awhile to break free my shell. But once I did I felt a lot more free to express myself... pleased you like my poem!
  1. Date: 5/15/2013 6:24:00 PM

    Hey Timothy...I don't know enough about them to know it wasn't true! I read the below comments and laughed at myself!!!!!! I also have FINALLY figured out I guess you are not supposed to title haiku..like I have been doing....duh! Me......oh well...old dogs can learn.......I'll start now with 1.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 5/15/2013 6:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm happy you're trying to keep the spirit of haiku alive! Some haiku poets will conform to the 5-7-5 rule at all costs (but I don't think syllable counting is the point of haiku)... it's about observations and creating a picture in as few words as possible.
  1. Date: 5/15/2013 7:49:00 AM

    Tap, tap, tap. I dig this. Good approach!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks Date: 5/15/2013 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Drake. The only problem is that only those that are familiar with haiku would understand it.