Raj Arumugam

Haiku Capers - Poem by Raj Arumugam

1 forced into haiku

haikus and haiku-ers so ubiquitous
so I go with Ninja Turtle valor:

2 you haiku, baby?

you haiku, baby? Yeah, you haiku?
no, no, baby - I mean you haiku, baby?

3 Poet Haiku

dear Poet Haiku
if me see another copycat haiku
me surely go cuckoo

4 haiku about Japan

there’s all that about Japan
and all I learned
was sushi and haiku

5 haiku thief

Thomas Bruce stole
the Parthenon Marbles
and I stole the haiku

6 stale haikus

when I have
nothing original or fresh
I write haikus

7 the best haikus

the best haikus
the most natural and original
are likely to be in Japanese

8 lifeless haikus

Honorable Poet Haiku:
your haikus are so sad and lifeless
we suggest you try hara-kiri

9 haikus in English

haikus now in English
are like poetry
in bad translation

10 haiku as poetry

it’s easier to write a haiku
in English
than to make a poem

11 haiku held at ransom

bandits on highway English
have hijacked
the haiku

12 persuaded into haiku

all right,
I’ll give it a go:
I’ll hang myself with a haiku

13 lazy thinkers

lazy thinkers
get away with short cuts:
they ascribe everything to God


Honor able Sir and Lovely Ms
so you haiku, baby?
or you hara-kiri?

Comments about Haiku Capers by Raj Arumugam

  • Gold Star - 8,518 Points Herbert Guitang (4/28/2014 7:39:00 AM)

    Very impressive haiku. Excellent

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  • Rookie - 17 Points Milica Franchi De Luri (9/16/2009 10:59:00 PM)

    I always thought i hate haiku, but reading yours have changed my mind. They are vibrant and entertaining and so funny, especially the way you presented them (i wonder if you are aware that they are number 4 on the poem list under haiku) ..........Good job Raj. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rago rago (7/9/2009 5:42:00 AM)

    My sincere thanks for the kind of writing bold and beautiful, I am very much impressed........ not because of the write but entertaining to laziness should be condemned....... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 9, 2009

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