Tuesday, July 15, 2008

speaking of memes

I think I've finally found a meme that I actually want to use.
It's called "One Single Impression": What I like about this meme is that it is a prompt to write short poems or haiku, something that I have not done in a long time.

The current cue is "Myth," and my first effort is rather pitiful, but perhaps I'll improve over time:





solitary cat myth,
buried under bodies
jockeying for lap.

[revised 7/16/08 - no longer strictly haiku, but says it better]

9 comments:

SandyCarlson said...

Sue,
Thanks for joining us this week! I hope you'll be back...

Thanks for this wonderful contribution. Do we ever think of ourselves as myths? Perhaps we should.

Roswila said...

Welcome to OSI. At one time I lived in an apartment with six cats and I thought *that* was a crowd (many times, it was a thundering herd). LOL! Fun photo and 'ku.

zoya gautam said...

Hi Sue,
"solitary" cat_jockeying for lap(read love)..a warm 'sociological' comment..many thanks..

zoya gautam said...

..ps:ur poem-sunflower roots is lovely..thanks..

Jess said...

Then we're newbies together! It's only my second week for OSI. :)

Your haiku made me chuckle. Ten cats! Now that's just a fight.

Sue said...

After seeing some of the comments, I decided to move one word from the beginning of the second line to the end of the first. The poem is no longer haiku (no longer 5-7-5), but perhaps will be understood better.

Edward S Gault said...

This your first effort? Not bad at all! I enjoyed it very much-having had a number of cats in my life.
Thank you for sharing.

Pam said...

Great cat-ku. It would serve us very well to be able to see the myth about us. Welcome to OSI.

MyBellavia said...

Welcome!