Werner Herzog’s Dispiriting Haikus for the New York Subway

Life’s pointless anguish in 17 syllables

James Klein
Slackjaw
Published in
1 min readOct 28, 2023

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We rush to our doom
Realizing too late that
We’re on the express

The brakes screech and squeal
But at least I can’t hear the
Screaming in my head

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James Klein
Slackjaw

My dog thinks I’m cool. Humor in McSweeney’s, Slackjaw, Points in Case, Greener Pastures, and others. All of it at jameskleinhumor.com.