Haiku (The Low Yellow...) Poem by Jack Kerouac

Haiku (The Low Yellow...)

Rating: 3.5

The low yellow
moon above the
Quiet lamplit house.

havana oonana 27 February 2018

please check your counting this poem is 4,4,5 and a haiku is 5,7,5 thanks bubye

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kaitlin s 17 April 2018

this is not a haiku, get it together tf

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Brilliant! Such a stupendous and sacred moment, only in the Japanese masters can you find. Well, I'm really looking forward on starting one of his beat novels...!

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Max Reif 30 October 2005

I wondered what kind of haiku Kerouac would write. A pretty good one, I find, as an image, at least!

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M Asim Nehal 03 November 2016

It is indeed a moon to us, Nice little story of galaxy....

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Sylvia Frances Chan 12 October 2021

Comgratulations being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 12 October 2021

Great haiku verse of the great Jack Kerouac! . I have enjoyed this short poem.5 Stars full

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Britte Ninad 31 March 2019

great writings..............................

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Mahtab Bangalee 10 March 2019

yellow moon slowly as the yolk lit up the body house of monk!

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Jasmine 13 May 2018

Mack it was to sot

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Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

Lowell, Massachusetts
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