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Some Queueing Haikus (four or more – I’m not quite sure) Count them and you’ll see!

Queuing Haikus (suggested by CFS) by Graeme Sandford

No. 1

Dad? Are we there yet?”

Me: “Nearly; it’s not far now”

I lied; Then she cried.

-/-

No. 2

The heater it worked;

Hot air streaming out at me

as the engine boiled.

-/-

No. 3 (remembering I am in a long traffic queue driving in a car!)

A serene calm fell;

All around me there was peace –

As I fell asleep.

-/-

and follow it with another idea for a haiku that I have just had, entitled:

-/-

When the time I Have To Write Poetry is Short- I will write Haikus by Graeme Sandford

Which is also called (by me) the ‘Title Haikuby Graeme Sandford

Title Haiku: is its also title;

But, this is is not the haiku that you were expecting:

That was in the title itself.

Such fun to play with a format or bend the rules a little. I am always up for having a playful go at tweaking my words to give added depth or meaning – or just because I am a cheeky type!

Seventeen syllables is a little short for some – it’s like being served up a polo mint (other mints are avilable) instead of the family roast you were expecting (just an example).

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