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|From:||They Might Be Giants|
|Date:||Jul 29, 2007 11:58 PM|
|Subject||NEW HAIKU CHALLENGE: Phone calls from the dead!|
|Body:||NEW HAIKU CHALLENGE!|
This weeks challenge is: Phone Calls from The Dead!
Already a staple of TMBGs live show, we are reaching out to our Myspace friends for more suggestions-but we need them in HAIKU!
Who would you like to hear call in and why? Post your haiku as a comment (not a message!) at They Might Be Giants Myspace page
We ain't experts, but if you need to be reminded; Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry. Traditionally it has three lines; the first with five syllables, the second with seven, and the third with five again. There is not a rhyme scheme, but it IS poetry.
If you still want to know more before you write, rock out on the google for more info.
Here is an example of haiku, about computers....
Faceless, just numbered.?Lone pixel in the bitmap-?I, anonymous.