Regular readers know I like to write long. Word count is my enemy. Why write 900 words if you can write 1500? That’s my motto.
Recently, though, I threw word count to the winds and tried something new: counting syllables. Seventeen syllables, to be exact. I’ve written reviews in verse before, but my Dr. Seuss reviews ran as long as I felt like, and even my Scooby Doo review got 24 lines plus annotations.
Well, no more. Behold the rigor of … haiku review!
1. Xanadu is dark
He had it all, then lost it
Rosebud is no more.
2. It was a great show
Tokyo calls, you don’t hear Buzz
Not your finest hour.
3. They awakened us
Called from the moon and beyond
Childhood starts anew.
4. She...READ MORE