Patti Masterman


Smashing Haikus


Five, seven, and five
Syllables that get displayed-
Proud, I lift my blade

The words were waiting,
For my wrath of displeasure-
Salad shooter, on!

Hari-Kari, bahhh!
It's too much fuss and bother-
sword down the gullet!

dictionary bad!
myriad haikus hiding-
wordy opened book

Submitted: Monday, April 19, 2010

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