It has been said that all great art is controversial. And now, thanks to my little stunt yesterday, I have proven that art that is mediocre at best can be controversial, too. (See? I did it for science!)
Anyway, to make up for my insolence, I shall share five more (5! more!) haiku today. Come, let us celebrate Day 2 of the Haiku Blogfest!
First, here’s one related to my novel:
What is that I hear?Second, a twist on traditional haiku imagery:
Invisible monkeys? Crap!
This doesn’t bode well.
The bough sinks lowerThird, the one I performed at my sister’s wedding last year:
Claws grip the cherry blossoms
Hang in there, kitty
This is a haikuThen, a short fairy tale:
For both Josh and Naomi
On their wedding day
Once upon a time,And we’ll end with a true story:
In a land far, far away,
Stuff happened. The End.
Beneath the willowIf you haven’t had enough yet, you can also check out all the ninja haiku (and the limerick!) submitted for my other contest earlier this year.
A cool breeze, or winds of change?
Tomorrow I wed.
So, am I absolved?
(Note: I will announce the winners of the contest at the heart of this controversy later today.)
1 Which is neither cold, nor hard, nor cash. (Amazon gift cards in their digital form are more warm and fuzzy cash-equivalents, don’t you think?)