Happy National Haiku Poetry Day!

shahnm thought this was worth mentioning said
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Observed every April 17th.

*From Wikipedia: "A haiku in English is a very short poem in the English language, following to a greater or lesser extent the form and style of the Japanese haiku. A typical haiku is a three-line observation about a fleeting moment involving nature…

Some additional traits are especially associated with English-language haiku (as opposed to Japanese-language haiku):

Here’s my contribution to this day of serene contemplation and reflection:

                      haiku is bullshit:
                      poetry for idiots
                      who want to sound smart

                                                 --shahnm

Have at it, Mehtizens…