Haiku: ‘Twenty – Nonsense!’ by Graeme Sandford

As I have a few haiku streams in my back catalogue, I thought that this sequence of ‘twenty’ could do with a dust off. G:)

Graeme Sandford


Twenty is a score-
Do we need anything more?
It’s not ‘twenty-four…

Birds baked in a pie;
And though I don’t ask you why
I’d still like to try

On that ‘dress’ or ‘note’
And I’d ask you not to quote
The words that I wrote

In my pocket book;
They are too frightful, just look
At the grammar- “Ook!”

Librarian said
With his fifth last banana
Pointing at your head.

“It’s a bandana!”
Said the Etymologist;
Who was labelled ‘Fred’.

Which was really nice
As he was cheap at the price
And gave good advice.

Twice a week, he said,
Would be enough to sort things,
And tomorrow brings

Some new beginnings;
Or maybe some old endings;
Who knows? and, who cares?

But, caught unawares,
We divided all our cares
Into rabbits and hares.

If that is okay
For people to do today
They say, it’s all play.


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One response to “Haiku: ‘Twenty – Nonsense!’ by Graeme Sandford

  1. I love the first one best. “It’s not twenty four.” Great line. 🙂

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