a 575: diy

I was doing a light diy task yesterday, installing a picture hook onto a wall. Do you like the use of the long word 'installing'? It makes the task seem somehow more interesting and complicated than it was. Anyway, at one stage of proceedings, I found I had accidentally composed a 575 verse. Poetry is … Continue reading a 575: diy

a 575; walk

I decided to use the ‘575’ titling for the verses which follow the 5-7-5 syllable construction. It saves getting hung up on whether they are technically one particular sort of 5-7-5 syllable defined verse style or another.

a 575; anarchy

I decided to use the ‘575’ titling for the verses which follow the 5-7-5 syllable construction. It saves getting hung up on whether they are, technically or stylistically, one particular sort of 5-7-5 syllable defined verse style or another.

a 575; banging

I decided to use the '575' titling for the verses which follow the 5-7-5 syllable construction. So, purists, pedants - and anybody else just having a grumpy bastard day - now can't mutter about them not being a proper haiku or senryu, they're just 575's.