Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Haiku Buckaroo

Soon thirty will come.
Twenty left me so long ago.
How I miss it so.

**Updated**
I thought of another to add.
Big dog in my lap
Wanting to be, so so near
Biting on my ear


I'm taking a stab at enriching my writing technique. Honestly I just thought it would be fun to do something different for a change.
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A haiku has 17 syllables - five in the first line, seven in the second, and five in the third. Like this. And this.

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2 comments:

Leslie said...

I love this haiku! I can relate. I just turned 31. There's something about turning 30. It's a milestone. It marked the day I started to use eye firming cream because Ack! Crow's Feet! I didn't notice them until I was thirty. Of course, I don't think I was looking for them before that.

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Unschooling Mom said...

Time marches on, right?
My twenties left me also.
Very nice haiku

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