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  • Dave Bonta Feb 24, 2009 @ 22:10

    Now that’s minimal! As short as “Madam, I’m Adam” — and arguably as poetic.

  • devika Feb 24, 2009 @ 23:44

    Oh so minimally poetic, Ken

    good one,

    wishes,
    devika

  • Kris Feb 25, 2009 @ 12:05

    I like this one. I think what keeps it from being bland and makes it work is the double sense of “still,” and the image of tree trunks remaining rooted as the branches sway.

  • Ken Wagner Feb 25, 2009 @ 22:22

    This one started much longer, but eventually distilled down to these three words.

    It took me a while to separate the signal from the noise. Who would have thought that an idea, already containing fewer than 17 syllables, could still contain the unnecessary.

    Unless, of course, the entire idea were rubbish in the first place!

  • comradeharps Feb 26, 2009 @ 1:51

    ” Who would have thought that an idea, already containing fewer than 17 syllables, could still contain the unnecessary.”
    You and me!

    LOVE it. Perfect.

  • gautami tripathy Feb 26, 2009 @ 9:03

    Superb!

  • haikuexpeditions Feb 28, 2009 @ 1:30

    ‘ku dos.

  • Brian Pike Mar 2, 2009 @ 5:06

    To be able to write so boldly and economically is a rare talent, Ken. That one really blows me away!

  • Ken Wagner Mar 2, 2009 @ 21:29

    Pun intended, Brian, right?!

  • danielle gamory May 5, 2009 @ 17:34

    im doing haiku in class and its my favorite peom