Poetry (Haiku) – Grow Up

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Grow up, they all say
But when I try to plant roots
they poison the soil

(Written for a #haikudaily tag on Twitter, theme was “grow”)

27 thoughts on “Poetry (Haiku) – Grow Up

    1. I know it would technically be more of a senryu as it deals with human nature and emotions, but most people don’t even know what a senryu is. In America, pretty much any poem with a 5-7-5 syllable structure is labeled as haiku.

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