all right

Occasionally adding corroborative details to add verisimilitude to otherwise bald and unconvincing,
but veridicous accounts
with careful attention, indefatigable assiduity, and nice discrimination.

26 July, 2011

On Haikus

Counting Syllables

Stanzas of three lines
and 17 syllables:
that can’t be so hard;

after all, we’re not
expecting verses to be
worthy of the bard.

However, not all
can compose modern haikus
because some can’t count;

rhyming’s optional,
and so is wit, but adding
up is paramount.

fashion is to blame for this
sad situation,

I say.  So much, then,
for Labor’s policy of
“the Knowledge Nation”.

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