Dr. Louis Pasternak Skullstench: Stealth Poet
Poetry Assignment #12: The Haiku
Don’t Look at Uncle Gary!
He wears a Speedo
Like a plump water balloon
Wears a rubber band
Nothing shocks you? I’ll find something…I know haiku has to be about nature, but we were at the lake. Does that count?
I must confess this very vivid poem did make me cringe. This is about humans rather than nature, so it’s technically a senryu rather than a haiku.
Miss S (I’m tired of saying Sweetmallow. It’s a really long name) announced a talent show. She said we would all “share our gifts and talents with our family and our friends.”