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a bite-size dog haiku type thingy

I couldn’t put my finger on it, but something was different about Bee this morning. Photo: Julia Kantic

Recently I saw someone rebuke a fellow writer for their haiku syllable count. They were of the strict 5–7–5 school of thought. This prodded me to meddle more outside what I now see as the 17-syllable tyranny. (Yes I just started a haiku how-to course, so obviously think I know everything). I have finally learned it’s pointless arguing about something on the internet, regardless how many syllables you use. Therefore…



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Peculiar Julia

Writer of poetry, prose, & the occasional rant. I feed the monsters under my bed story cake & poem pastries. What do you feed them?