Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Haiku > The meaning of fear The meaning of fear By sumthingprecious, boca raton, FL More by this author Is it just the cold? It's the meaning in her gaze. « Previous article More by this author Next article » October & November Join the Discussion This article has 1 comment. Post your own! Report abuse --Opus-- said... Feb. 2, 2011 at 3:23 pm: I think you have the syllable count of a haiku reversed; it's 5-7-5, not 7-5-7. Otherwise, great poem.