a greenstick fracture:
not a bone broken, but bent
we outgrow softness

This haiku is a response to the Haiku Horizons prompt “bend.”
I’m not really a poet so I thought that a rigid 5-7-5 syllable structure might be a good place for me to start. Β Let me know what you think.

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Midwest writer hailing from the Mitten State. Not nearly as clever as I pretend to be.

6 thoughts on “Youth

  1. Poetry is prose in a more streamlined version. Just throw a bunch of run on sentences together, stir in some random punctuation, a few misspellings and voila, you are a poet hanging around the coffee house expounding on world affairs with caramel cinnamon ennui.

    not a bone fracture
    broken softness we outgrow
    kisses greenstick bend

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