Writing Calisthenics

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Overworked Haiku

Way too much work here.
Seventeen small syllables?
That's all there's time for.

4 comments:

May 6, 2010 at 1:42 PM Perplexio said...

Needs work... but do you have time to work on it? ;-)

May 7, 2010 at 7:56 AM Mark Juric said...

Ah! A Zen koan challenge.

May 8, 2010 at 9:33 AM Unknown said...

I counted 5 times and finally came up with 17.

May 10, 2010 at 8:29 AM Mark Juric said...

Brenda - You can't count words pronounced with a Missouri accent. That's guaranteed to add extra syllables to anything.

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