One-Line Haiku

I wrote this in 2011, in response to the mass shooting in Norway.

another mass shooting mourning doves

Blessings to the memory of the nine blessed people we just lost in Charleston, South Carolina.


Originally popularized by Jim Kacian, the one-line haiku form seems to be increasing in popularity.

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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2 Responses to One-Line Haiku

  1. susanissima says:

    Thank you for introducing me to this form. Well done, poet!

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