Haiku MAG

September 29, 2011
By Elizabeth Hibbard BRONZE, New York, New York
Elizabeth Hibbard BRONZE, New York, New York
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Why five seven five?
Rigid rules in poetry?
Maybe it's time to … change



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on Jan. 21 2012 at 10:59 pm
AnimalLover2 BRONZE, Phoenix, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unprepared-
William Shakespeare

Ironic and great!

on Oct. 29 2011 at 1:29 pm
LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
– Mother Teresa

I am not much for the "rigid rules in poetry" so I write freeverse haha. But this is very clever. I love how you break out of the pattern with six syllables on the last line. Well done!

on Oct. 8 2011 at 1:30 pm
ashleyX13 PLATINUM, Memphis, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"I've made mistakes; not one regret." Alyssa Nicolson

hahahaha!! i love it!! clever and witty!! 5 stars!! congrats on mag, too!!

on Sep. 30 2011 at 10:12 pm
HateKnuckle SILVER, Peru, New York
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This needs more attention. Stuff like this is good and rare.


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