The haiku is a beautiful, subtle poetry form. The following haikus are haikus only insomuch that they follow the 5-7-5 syllable scheme. They are stupid “poems” prompted by free stock photos.
I heard a question yesterday that was surprisingly thought provoking: If you could attend the signing of the Declaration of Independence would you? If so, what would you change anything?
This was at a Toastmasters meeting, and the prompt was simply something for someone to talk about for 1-2 minutes. The answer provided was along the lines of, “That’d be cool I guess, but it was signed in July of 1776, ya know, before air conditioning.”