A Mused Seasonal Haiku (or Senryu)

Drifting autumn leaves
I thought were orange wafers
Proved inedible

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Snow-tufted leaf stalks
Turned yellow in the sunshine
After walking Dog

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Sneezes wheezes *sniffs*
Frighten social-distancing folk
Oh! Darn allergies!

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Overworked sales clerk
Fin’lly relaxing on beach
‘Offered’ a timeshare

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©2020 Chel Owens

15 thoughts on “A Mused Seasonal Haiku (or Senryu)

    • Chel Owens September 24, 2020 / 12:03 pm

      Oh, good. This humor thing is harder than I thought.

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    • Chel Owens September 24, 2020 / 12:08 pm

      Aw, shucks. Thanks.


  1. Hobbo September 24, 2020 / 11:52 am

    Three lines of poetry
    Seventeen syllables
    Voila, a haiku

    Hobbo (www.hobbospoems.com)

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  2. obbverse September 24, 2020 / 3:54 pm

    Nicely writ. The year in twelve lines.

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  3. johnlmalone September 24, 2020 / 4:21 pm

    very creative, Chelsea; loved the Autumn one, both the haiku and the photo

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  4. Heather Dawn September 25, 2020 / 4:34 pm

    These were all so well done. Definitely put a smile on my face!

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  5. Justin September 26, 2020 / 7:58 am

    Comparing Orange wafers to Autumn leaves! So well done and funny! Keats might have had a heart attack though!

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