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The New Haiku

September 30, 2014
By violawritermady BRONZE, Lehi, Utah
violawritermady BRONZE, Lehi, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"The true artist does not create art as an end to himself. He creates it for others; humanity is the goal." -Bronislaw Huberman


140 letters

Communicate a moment.

They call it a tweet.



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CarlyRhymes said...
on Jan. 24 2016 at 2:51 pm
CarlyRhymes, Hardwick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"You see us as you want to see us... In the simplest terms and the most convienant definitions..." The Breakfest Club

Very clever! Beautiful and witty:)

JRaye PLATINUM said...
on Oct. 10 2014 at 9:33 am
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 527 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

This is so WONDERFUL! You know, there are crappy haiku's, there are deep and meaningful haiku's and then there's this. A very rare, humorous, clever, PERFECT one! LOVE IT! :):):)

on Oct. 9 2014 at 12:13 pm
bruisedmemories ELITE, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
109 articles 10 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When you're young, you can fly, but we trip on clouds 'cause we get too high" -The Band Perry (Song: Don't Let Me Be Lonely)
"Cause no matter what, you'll never be alone" -Lady Antebellum (Song: Compass)

I love this a lot! It shows the way society has evolved into using social media. Voted 5/5!

on Oct. 8 2014 at 10:32 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1166 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is pretty cool :) Congrats on the editor's choice! It's hard to get those ;) I especially like the deeper message behind this, it's really neat and fun, so Awesome job! CX

daisy11 GOLD said...
on Oct. 8 2014 at 2:47 pm
daisy11 GOLD, New City, New York
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Very interesting. Really brings out societal measures into perspective which people do need to realize these days! Job well done

on Oct. 8 2014 at 10:05 am
AprilNicoleJones BRONZE, New Castle, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"I write only because
there is a voice within me
that will not be still."
~ SYLVIA PLATH

(MY FORMER ACCOUNTS: Icantwrite & Punk.Snowflake)
Published poems from my former accounts:
- FRAIL HOPE (Icantwrite)
- YOURSELF (Punk.Snowflake)

Hey, thanks for commenting on my poem! :) First of all, I really like this haiku. You perfectly describe where technology had brought us. A tweet really is kind of like the new haiku. Good job!

on Oct. 8 2014 at 2:45 am
Well isn't this a tad too true. A humorous commentary on the state of affairs in this world. 

tmvivaldifan said...
on Oct. 8 2014 at 2:41 am
This is funny and well-written, even for a haiky. But it is also a very insightful reflection on what our current society values. Good work.