General Poetry posted October 1, 2017

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A Haiku on Rhinos and Polo


by Lucian Carter

Brave Rhinoceros,

Noble, Not Beautiful.

Marco's Unicorn.

Nature haiku writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a nature haiku.
-17 syllables or less
-two grammatically interconnected lines of concrete imagery
-a satori (a-ha moment of insight)
-short/long/short format
-personification allowed
-no author's notes
-one piece of artwork (optional)


On his travels to the far east, Marco Polo set eyes on rhinoceroses and thought they were the legendary unicorns. He was underwhelmed.
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