An Introduction

Written by Matthew Warlick

January 12, 2005

Yeah, so anyone who knows me (or happens to flip thru the root of SoulCore) knows I’m obsessed with haikus. To quote a great movie “I too need structure, and fucking discipline.”

Haikus help hold in the creativity, and sharpen it to its maximum focus.

For those of you not in the know, a Haiku is an ancient Japanese form of poetry, consisting of 3 lines; the first of which has 5 syllables, the second 7, and the last 5, for a total of 17.

A Tanka by the way has 5 lines with 5-7-5-7-7 syllables; respectively.


Never will they see, blinded by a milky haze, count them as you choke.
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