Zest in the desert
Zippy among the brown shrubs
And so ends the Alphabet Haiku challenge.
Just in time for NaHaiWriMo (National Haiku Writing Month). But I might be haikued out. It may be time to jump back into some prompts and share some short fiction.
It’s January 31st and I’m coming to the end of the Alphabet Haiku challenge. It’s down to the hard ones now, with the letters X, Y and Z.
The OED only contains 400 words that start with X. I wasn’t sure I was going to figure something out for this.
Luckily, I was raised on horror movies…
Xenomorphs— they aren’t
xylophagous—the young eat
White walls, waiting and then —
We did everything we could —
World without color
vulnerable in their
vase on the gravestone
under sheets of plastic
— Uma’s hand me downs
Trees, centuries old
torn from roots by human hands