Quotes About Haiku
“He cleared his throat and held up one hand dramatically.
âGreen grass breaks through snow.
Artemis pleads for my help.
I am so cool.â
He grinned at us, waiting for applause.
“That last line was four syllables.â Artemis said.
Apollo frowned. âWas it?â
âYes. What about I am so bigheaded?â
âNo, no, thatâs six syllable, hhhm.â He started muttering to himself.
Zoe Nightshade turned to us. âLord Apollo has been going through this haiku phase ever since he visited Japan. Tis not as bad as the time he visited Limerick. If Iâd had to hear one more poem that started with, There once was a godess from Sparta-“
âIâve got it!â Apollo announced. âI am so awesome. Thatâs five syllables!â He bowed, looking very pleased with himself.”
“Dreams like a podcast,
Downloading truth in my ears.
They tell me cool stuff.”
“Apollo?” I guess, because I figured nobody else could make a haiku that bad.
He put his finger to his lips. “I’m incognito. Call me Fred.”
“A god named Fred?”