Posts Tagged ‘English’

Take these words that lay ahead of you 

And bring them to life

Feed them and love them 

Bring the best out of them 

And soon a simple sentence will have full meaning

And you’ll see more in you

And a little glimpse of what the world holds for you

Don’t speak, just be you 

That’s all I will ever ask 

Remember those words

Friday checklist
English essay due
Engineering due

Saturday checklist
College football

Sunday checklist
More football

You read first sentence 

You read the second sentence 

Ignore this sentence 

Thinking of the words 

Just an empty document 

Fill it with meaning 

Your cries can’t be heard 

Your desires are shut down 

Everything is gone 

I have many dreams

They all scream

Screams of joy

But I’m just a small boy

This world is big

On a tree I’m just a twig

One of my dreams I’ve done

Going to the USA has begun

I have more dreams

They are all in a frigid stream

Running away from me

All I can do is just see

See my dreams going into that empty space

They disappear without a trace

I just keep dreaming

And keep re-dreaming

And hope one won’t slip away

And that a dream will stay 

This is just my thoughts and they don’t really mean much, but at the same time why not write something? 

I feel like writing only three short lines would be very easy, but I see my own writings, and others that I say that just didn’t come out right. A lot of them just can’t speak to you very well. Then, I pondered the idea what is a good haiku? 

I believe a way/format/concept of a haiku is the following: 

First line- Abstract idea

Second line- Abstract idea 

First two lines just need to be separate thoughts/unrelated 

The third line- Gives you the insight

Whether it explains the common ground between the first two lines or it brings up a new concept and the first two lines somehow fit into it. 

A human being 

See what you can’t see
Love what you never loved
A better human

This haiku has gotten a lot of attention, and it is over 2-3 weeks old, and it still gets views everyday. 

The first two lines leave you at the thought of So What? And the third line brings it back together. Maybe this way of constructing a haiku can be looked at like a metaphor with an explanation at the end.


The morning calls me 

I do not want to wake up 

But hey, it’s Friday

Ten minutes to class 

The time in between classes

It’s impossible