Tuesday November 24th, 2015

The exercise:

Write two haiku about: Spider-Man.

Because why not?

Max was plenty excited to see snow this morning, and was quite determined to get out there and make a snowman. Unfortunately there wasn't really enough to make a proper one, plus the wind was absolutely howling (still is, actually).

But we got out there a little while after breakfast (with the tune of Now can I go outside and make a snowman? on repeat) and made a tiny one together. Maybe five inches high, but it was enough to satisfy him.

For now.


He can spin a web
of any size, but also
enjoys hand knitting

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"Amazing. Spidey.
Wall-crawler?" Please, Mary Jane.
Just call me Peter.


Greg said...

I like his determination to build the snowman; you should show him some of the Calvin and Hobbes snowmen and see if that inspires him! And... you make me think I should write about snowmen at some point. I'm sure they can't be as innocuous as you think they are :}
I think I like your first haiku better today for the image it conjures, but the second one is really quite plausible too.

Who knew Spider-Man
Laid egg-sacs around the town?
There's hundreds of him!

What's in the coccoon?
Mary-Jane - she's dinner for
friendly Spider-Man

morganna said...

He enjoys his days
Eating fruit, knowing they are
Numbered -- soon mating

Days will arrive and
He will be food for Lovely
Spider Herself.

Marc said...

Greg - hah, no thanks! :P

And I did check, but I have used 'snowman' as a prompt before. Perhaps I can find another, related prompt that would set you loose on that path again :)

Oh man, the image your first one puts in my head... clear winner. That's all I'll say, is clear winner.

Morganna - that's a delightful pair of connected haiku. I like the take on the prompt, and your execution of it is spot on.