Why the hell did I agree to this

School swimming lesson

The hell of nineteen wet kids

To get dried and dressed

Β 

childrenhaikuSwimming

◄ Message from a 7-year-old

Class warfare ►

Comments

<Deleted User> (19836)

Wed 3rd Oct 2018 08:20

PERFECT!😊😊

Profile image

Becky Who

Wed 3rd Oct 2018 06:22

Thanks guys. This is my first attempt at a haiku. I think I could find them fun to do, but this one doesn't quite do it for me. I guess there's more to it than counting syllables. Any advice? Should we start a "how to haiku happily" thread?

Bx

Profile image

Don Matthews

Wed 3rd Oct 2018 00:42

You know what Liverpool poet Roger McGough says about haiku Becky:

"The only problem
with haiku is that you just
get started and then..."

I can understand you having a problem with slamming haiku. 😎

Profile image

raypool

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 22:50

Just imagine that mayhem Becky. Best got off your chest, and especially in this format.

Ray

Profile image

Taylor Crowshaw

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 16:30

Been there Becky tough.....love the poem..thanks TaylorπŸ’•

Anya

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 15:27

OMG! 😘

Profile image

Becky Who

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 14:57

I think they're all safe and sound now back at school. I posted this sat outside wait for the end of the school day. Never again!

Profile image

Becky Who

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 14:56

Gosh that was split-second reactions Big Sal! 😁
I guess haiku don't take long to read...I think my style needs work though.

Big Sal

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 14:55

I think this was written in desperation. .πŸ˜‚

It's all good Becky, throw in the towel, crack open a fresh tea, and remember that you might have forgotten one of those kids running around.
😜

If you wish to post a comment you must login.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message