2/30 (National Poetry Month Challenge )

2/30

Poem two of thirty
Ever read an epic fail?
Just did. You’re welcome 🙂

Haiku.

So… for my second poem in the 30/30 Poetry Challenge for April – my mind just wouldn’t work. Just flat our refused. Ever have one of those days where you are just running non-stop and then when you finally have two seconds to kick off your shoes and sit, the last thing you want to do is think? Yea, that was me. Today. Right now.

But to not fail the 30/30 challenge on the second day, I had to write something. So I chose a haiku. Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry. Traditional haiku are about nature – as you can see, this was not traditional – and follows a very strict syllable structure. The first line has 5 syllables, the second 7 syllables, the last 5 syllables. They’re fun to write but can be quite challenging. Often it’s easy to say what you want using a lot of words, but harder to write so concisely.

Have you ever written one? No? Well… April is National Poetry Month. Might be a great time to give it a shot…

xoxo
La.

PS – I promise to be better tomorrow…