Monday, February 22, 2010

Haiku: Insomnia

to still
racing thoughts
to slow racing heart
to erase marks of hopelessness.

[What's not to like about a fib? I'm one of those people who enjoy math, so I appreciate the fib's basis in the Fibonacci sequence. Find out more about fibs at the Poetry Foundation.]

[Written for One Single Impression, a place where real poets hang, and that's no fib.]


Lori said...

Love it.

Jim said...

1,1,2,3,5,8 syllables (Who do we appreciate? Math teachers, that's who!)
Patois, you so clever in your shaped form.
Next is 13, 21, 34, 55 ... I will always remember 12th is 144.
I learned tonight, about rabbits, sunflowers, bees, and right triangles.
Besides form, your poem is picking up the pace rather fast! Just like the sequence.

Amity said...


Very nice work and you are doubly giving us a treat, lessons and all those lines...?

You pictured well how it is to suffer from insomnia...

SandyCarlson said...

I like your fib!

And I like how you say what you say.

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

This satisfied my mathematic sensibilities very much!

Tumblewords: said...

I love a good fib and this is wonderful!


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