Haiku is a noun that is the same in both the singular and plural.
Haiku reminds us that we can have poetic thoughts despite the anarchic despair and senseless destruction always bubbling up around us.
Here are five haiku about some prevalent news stories from the past few days. You guess what the hell I’m talking about.
we all want to see
what they can’t show on tv
(this weekend’s iPhone hacking and celebrity nude photo circulation scandal)
Want your favorite (most awful) news story translated into an evocative and atmospheric piece of Japanese poetry? Email me .