These Haiku were written during a Facebook exchange with a poet colleague. My Haiku were responses to his talk of rules, meter, music, and metaphor.


Five Haiku for a poetry scribbler

i.
Rules for poetry;
Poetry is anarchy--
Rules are such bullshit.

ii.
Meter and music,
vomits the master, Bibek,
are necessary.

iii.
Another haiku--
stupendously revolting--
for the rule lover.

iv.
It's obvious you
love rules and order. Look out!
He's puking a rule!

v.
I don't really know
if you always vomit rules,
but you love them so.




Haiku by Karan Ram Sharma The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2018-09-14 at 13:27

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Ashe
Ironic that your responses to your poet friend regarding rules, meter, music, and metaphor were done in the strict and melodic rules of Haiku. :)

My favorite:
"Meter and music,
vomits the master, Bibek,
are necessary."

I truly enjoyed reading these.
Ashe
2018-09-15


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
these five haiku remind me a tennis player hitting against a backboard—the ball keeps coming back to you, the opponent hasn't the ability to strategize or attack in kind.
2018-09-14