Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Free Verse > The Ocean or the Fire The Ocean or the Fire By Smattox, Fairview, NC More by this author « Previous article More by this author Next article » October & November Join the Discussion This article has 2 comments. Post your own! Report abuse Joshua78 said... Mar. 9, 2012 at 10:09 am: You should make it a little longer to make it less like a haiku and more like a free verse Smattox replied... Mar. 9, 2012 at 11:25 am : Thanks for the advice.