Hilarious Haikus by, erm, cats

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 12 February 2014

We first got to know of writer Angie Bailey through her hilarious Texts From Mittens blog where she imagines text conversations with cats. Now we’ve found an even more hilarious bunch of haikus (meditative Japanese three-lined poems written with a 5-7-5 syllable count) that she’s penned on Catster. So, so brilliant.

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Haiku A Day: book by Erik Kraft

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By Erik Kraft in New Art on Saturday 5 October 2013

Back in 2011, I undertook two ‘a-day’ type projects. Each day I drew a picture, and each day I wrote a haiku. I then posted them to my Tumblr so if I stopped doing it, I would be embarrassed publicly (assuming anyone was reading). This year-long moment in time got a write up on Lost […]

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Godzilla haiku Tumblr

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Saturday 7 April 2012

Bet you didn’t know this classic film kaiju has a way with words that puts humanity to shame. What’s also a shame: his last haiku update was in August 2011. SInce then, the poetic beast has splashed back into the abyss of Japanese waters. But it’s a huge legacy of haikus he’s left us.

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Erik P. Kraft draws a new haiku a day

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By Melancholy Steve in New Illustration on Tuesday 1 November 2011

Children’s author and illustrator Erik P. Kraft has been doing a drawing a day and writing a haiku and posting them to his Tumblr all this year.

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