Friday, December 23, 2005

John Scalzi's Weekend Assignment #91: Holiday Haiku!

"I heard the bells on Christmas Day; their old familiar carols play, and wild and sweet the word repeat of peace on earth, good-will to men!"

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Weekend Assignment: Write a holiday haiku on any subject.

Haiku have three lines
And seventeen syllables:
5-7-5. See?

Extra Credit: Find a little extra time, for greetings in rhyme!

-John Scalzi

A Haiku huh? Ut oh...LOL...Ok, here goes.

Holiday Haiku
By Carly Gordon (OndineMonet)

A season of joy
Bows, presents, ribbons, love, hope
Holidays at home.

Extra Credit: A holiday Rhyme

Poinsettas are red
Christmas trees are green
Here's wishing you all the joy
The holiday can bring.

"Christmas Bow"
Castro Valley, California
December 22rd, 2005


gawblimeyman said...

Oh dear! Pity I'm self appointed President of the "Bah! Humbug! Society"....

Phinney said...


Merry Christmas!!!


Solitary Dancer said...

Wow, you did a good job on the assignment.

BTW, I love the pic of Elvis.


moose be dreamin' said...

Gorgeous photo ... that's my idea of a dream home. Merry Christmas Carly

Karen Funk Blocher said...

I like the haiku! Nice job! - K

Dianna said...

Great job on the haiku and the photo at the top of your page is truly awesome. Hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday!