Five syllables
Seven syllables
Five syllables

There are some other rules too, but I'm ignoring them. :-)


Bird sings at midnight
Climate change, light pollution 
Or just a daft cock?

Haiku Series: From a London Bus

This is what happens
When I spend my bus journey
Composing haiku

​You don't often see
A bull in a china shop
Ordering spring rolls

Eavesdrop on buses
Poetry manuals suggest
But no-one's talking

​Hands-free mobile plus:
You can now get away with
Talking to yourself

If The Jam had sung
'In the City of London'
A thousand things crashed


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