Treasure Island

Michael Pruchnicki


Ditties & Doggerel


Epic theme haiku - 5/7/5

wooden horse outside
on the beach with enemy
inside - Iliad

Baby haiku - 3/5/3

new born boy
cries out for first drink -
Rabelais

Doggerel haiku - fewer than 17

tiny retriever
grows in heft and smarts -
large Labrador

Dittybag haiku - fewer than 17

bright ribbon and bronze medal
with leftovers in a drawer -
pain recalled

Submitted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
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