Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Crime/Detective Haiku

jellyfish police
surround scene
wait for backup

robot assassin
mistakes you for someone else
alternative twin

kill boyfriend in bed
in shock when he walks through door
with twin brother news

thought it was your blood
as you wake from hotel bed
maid forgot the corpse

see ax swing coming
die of sudden heart attack
before rubber hits

Football Tanka

alien giants
land in NFL Cities
adapt quite quickly
use pro football stadiums
for breakfast cereal bowl

alien giants
land craft in New York City
at Sunday home game
use teams football stadium
at halftime break as snack bowl

group of poets
fill out job applications
in major cities
at pro football stadiums
preference for the ravens

Denny E. Marshall

Helpless I do not know if good intentions prevail among the elected, among the appointed, leaving me apprehensive that the fate ...