Friday, December 9, 2011

Weekend Haiku & Limericks

Your challenge: write a haiku featuring one of the subjects discussed here in the past seven days: Kepler 22-b, and earth-like planet, or something from Monday's nature quote. Feel free to mine the comments, too.

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

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


A limerick is a wee bit more complicated. Here's one description.


If you stretch your mind into haiku or limericks, post 'em in the comments, below.

8 comments:

  1. There once was a planet named Keplier,
    which somebody thought might be emptier,
    number 22-B,
    but that's not to be--
    us, that is, when we get to her.

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  2. Is Kepler empty,
    Or do we wish that it is
    So we can leave earth?

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  3. Do they want us there?
    I'm guessing no. Even if
    We harvest their crops.

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  4. Hey, my deathless poetry didn't post!  Well crap!

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  5. Nooo! I went looking in the comments section to see if I could somehow find it, but no. I hate it when computers play that trick!

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  6. Bravo, Murr.

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  7. Yes--like some people REALLY got into the movie Avatar--wanting to go to that make-believe planet.

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