Haiku Headache

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Counting syllables
Squeeze my thoughts into short lines
I need aspirin





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WishfulDoer said...
Sept. 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm
I LOVE THIS. It's so true. Haikus are kind of perceived as the easy-way-out poem, but anyone who has tried to fit a world of meaning into a five-seven-five format knows better. This is great.
 
ChrisJ This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 16, 2013 at 11:06 pm
I totally agree, and really do love this haiku. Tremendous job.
 
Mamonde This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 20, 2013 at 10:56 am
Thanks for the comment! I enjoy writing haikus- This is a haiku as well ;)
 
Mamonde This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 20, 2013 at 10:58 am
Oops, I made a mistake... the last line should be 5 syllables...This is why haikus are menacing little creatures.
 
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