Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Stranger Than


SENSATIONAL HAIKU WEDNESDAY
gives us the prompt 'Fiction'

5/7/5

STRANGER THAN

Stranger than fiction
This so often describes Life
It surprises us
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ALIEN!

I dreamed I was a Martian, with a normal Martian look,
Chancing upon a picture in a Natural History book.
A Human From Outer Space' it said, and I viewed it once or twice,
Because the ghastly creature really wasn't very nice!
It's ears were little curled-up flaps, it had a pink blob for a nose;
It stood up on its back legs in a very curious pose;
It had furry stuff on top of it's head, and also in its ears;
And its eyes were permanently washed by sort of ever-dripping tears;
It's hands were quite deformed with digits, ten of them, all splayed!
Was it any wonder that this 'thing' made me afraid?
I found myself repelled! This creature didn't look like me!
What an awful alien for anyone to see!
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5 comments:

Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

It does indeed surprise us at times!

Great reversal on "Alien" - well done! Think I'll pass that along to Wee One's teacher.

G-Man said...

Many things are stranger than fiction.

Loved your haiku

Tara Tyler said...

the funny thing is when stuff happens for real we couldnt think of making up!
nice haiku!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

So true ~ wrote a very similar one ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

Helen said...

Life .. one big mysterious piece of fiction! I loved this!