Friday, October 5, 2012

Weekend Haiku & Limericks


 Your challenge: write a haiku or limerick featuring one of the subjects discussed here in the past seven days: scallops, 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.

Kindly post your haiku or limerick in the comments, below.    

4 comments:

  1. "Oh, I adore scallops," she sighs.
    "I'm in love with their many blue eyes.
    They're nimble and frisky,
    cooked with butter and whiskey.
    And then they'll go straight to my thighs."

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  2. From Lao-tzu to you
    A healthy respect shines through
    for teacher Nature

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  3. hey little scallops
    traveling oceans far and wide
    tell us what you see

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  4. Here's one from Rosemary (who's having difficulty posting):


    Sea Flyer


    A bivalve that's hard to corral up
    can zip through the sea at a gallop.
    A flap of two shells
    is how it propels
    its body to safety: the scallop!

    Rosemary

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