Days 10 & 11: Coronavirus Haiku

To catch up on the past few days, I tried my hand at a handful of haiku poems.

Years ago, I used to write a haiku every day, so I’m getting flashbacks to that. I had forgotten how restrictive the syllable count can feel!


Ants traverse concrete

They need no social distance

No six feet apart



Masks meant for sawdust

Glasses that won’t stop fogging

Each trip to the store



Outside my window

Two rabbits, one horse…one car

We all watch drive by



For dinner tonight

We are out of flour and eggs

Cereal will do!



Published by laurenhallstrom

Lauren is the author of two CIPA EVVY award-winning novels, both written when she was a teen. She writes contemporary fantasy for tweens and young adults. She holds an undergraduate degree in English at Colorado State University and currently works in a public library. More often than not you can find her there - promoting lifelong learning, staring off into space, and dreaming up new stories.

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