Thursday, October 16, 2008

My Pet Haiku

Below is a Haiku that I wrote about Rufus, my dog. Normally writing Haiku poetry is not my thing (all those silly syllables to figure out.), but when Gary the Potter (who writes one of my favorite blogs) started a Pet Haiku Challenge I wanted to partake.

So here goes:


Dog contently waits
until the doorbell buzzes
barking will commence.



Write your own if you wish! It's loads of fun.
Here are the instructions per Gary:
1. should be nature themed (but don't worry about that)
2.does not have to rhyme
3. lines: 5 syllables first, 7 syllables second and 5 syllables third line.

23 comments:

Mike said...

dog spreads legs very wide
let's pee and poo fly with speed
I didn't need carpet anyway.

Jessica said...

OMG, Mike...LOL. A Haiku done in your own special way.

Lauren said...

HAHA! I had a doula client who's first kid is named Rufus. This really makes me giggle.

Aleta said...

Absolutely LOVE the picture - that's too cute and goes great with the Haiku.

eighty nine years old
plenty of play left in me
in dog's life that is

(dedicated to Greg's 16 year old CockerPoo)

Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

RUFUS BABY!!!!!!!! This is totally brilliant! What a hoot!!!!!!!!!

Arv said...

Rufus looks cool :)

nice haiku... take care mate.. cheers...

Dad said...

Hooray for your Haiku!
Well done.

Malcolm said...

When I saw that your dog was named Rufus, I had to stop by and comment. That's a cool handle for a dog. I enjoyed your haiku too.

Jennifer said...

That's a fun idea--I'll check out his blog.

I like your haiku!

Hemanth Potluri said...

hahaha ...its kool..:)...

urs..hemu..

Gina said...

i've gotta learn to make Haiku too. It sounds found.

and Rufus looks like he's having fun!

Dawn said...

Great Haiku :)
Rufus is adorable!

Vixen said...

That is seriously the best haiku ever. Sounds exactly like my four barkers. And that picture is adorAble.

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Lena said...

lol your haiku is a masterpiece :D
and Rufus is cute :D

lala said...

LOL...I could never write Haikus.

Love yours!

The Fitness Diva said...

leaves crunch underfoot
people, dogs, cars, skyscrapers
blur as I run past

******
Living in the big city, the leaves were the best I could do for nature at the moment!

love this haiku thing! ;)

Sach! said...

Nice one! Rufus is cute :)

Jessica said...

Lauren,
I'm glad you liked it! :D You should do one for the Kitties!

Aleta,
Yours is great...isn't it fun? :) This picture of Rufus is one of my favorites!

Thanks Gary! Awesome idea. :)

Thanks Arv! He is! :)

Dad,
Thank you! :)Where's Howie's?

Thanks Malcolm. The day I got him..I just knew that was his name. :)

Jennifer,
Thanks so much! :)

Hemu,
Thank you! :)

Gina,
It's loads of fun. And Rufus' WHOLE LIFE is having fun...he loves everything about it! he is so funny. :)

Vixen,
I appreciate that, thank you. :) You are a great Haiku writer yourself. :)

Meaghan,
Thanks for stopping by.

Lena,
Thanks! Good to see you. Hope all is well. :)

Lala,
Thanks. I thought so too, but they are SO much fun to write. :)

Fitness,
Welcome! :) I love yours...I'm so glad you participated! Come back anytime!

Welcome Sach! :) Thanks so much.

random moments said...

It just seems so hard to do! Maybe I'll try this one, but I've never been the poet! Cute pup by the way. :)

Jessica said...

Hi Random,
Thanks for stopping by! :) You should try it. It's pretty fun!

Kimmy said...

Thank you. I love it.

Life is a wonder
Some cannot be at true peace
but living goes on

Jessica said...

Hi Kimmy,
Beautifully done. :)Thanks for stopping by.