December 21st, 2008

from GoF japanese edition

Writer's Block: Long Nights, Short Poems

It's the winter solstice in the Northern hemisphere, summer solstice in the Southern hemisphere, and Haiku Day in the U.S. Does that inspire you to write a three-line poem with five syllables in the first and last lines and seven in the middle line?
Once lived in U.S.
Never heard of Haiku Day
Back in time

Oh by the way
The winter solstice happens to be
My birthday actually