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.

-OndineMonet
"Christmas Bow"
Castro Valley, California
December 22rd, 2005
Afternoon

6 comments:

gawblimeyman said...

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

Phinney said...

Lovely!

Merry Christmas!!!

Phinney

Solitary Dancer said...

Wow, you did a good job on the assignment.

BTW, I love the pic of Elvis.

Deb

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!