Breaking Break

by Steve Mitchell

These shortened days, beneath the amber sun,
with shadowed blue and-

……… WE INTERRUPT THIS SONNET WITH A BREAKING HAIKU ALREADY IN PROGRESS ……..

………….. the moon
she listens to the crickets
and I-

……. WE INTERRUPT THIS HAIKU WITH A BREAKING CRITIQUE OF THIS HAIKU ALREADY IN PROGRESS ………..

……… again the strict adherence to a classical 5-7-5 syllable count, while not necessar-

……. WE INTERRUPT THIS CRITIQUE WITH-

……. WE INTERRUPT THIS-

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…. and the plumber was wearing no pants!

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© Steve Mitchell 2014

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