Friday, June 3, 2011

Haiku Friday

Your challenge: write a haiku featuring one of the subjects discussed here in the past seven days: skunk cabbage, bats, or Monday's nature quote. Feel free to mine the comments, too.

Post your haiku in the comments, below. Remember the pattern of a haiku is:

First, 5 syllables,
the second line has seven.
And 5 at the end.

Loved last week's responses and can't wait to see what you come up with this week!

10 comments:

  1. If a bat flies in
    better call my sister Ann
    not Roxie's brothers.

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  2. But for the simple
    act of attending the earth
    one can learn of self.

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  3. Regarding Einsten's
    gift of making things simple:
    He was the master.

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  4. Batterup - is it
    baseball, pancakes, gross abuse
    or der fliedermaus?

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  5. Pungent swamp lily
    blooms in persephone's wake.
    Hail spring skunk cabbage!

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  6. He protected me
    from bats who tangle in hair.
    I was so naive.

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  7. In my mind I think
    If only a cat could fly
    it would look like you.

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  8. Lots of great creativity here, but I'm too tired to add to it. :)

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  9. Fire on Half-Dome's top
    Call up from the valley floor
    "Let the fie-ure fall."

    Sparks and burning twigs
    Pushed over round granite edge
    Wondrous cascading

    Obsolete practice
    Ended decades long since gone
    Still lives in my mind

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  10. Oooh, nicely done!  I've heard of "Let the fire fall!" and that it was spectacular to watch (even if environmentally pretty horrific!).

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