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A Snapshot of a Story

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Legends, myth, and folklore:

There thousands of tales and varieties that exist in the world, but sometimes it takes too long to share your favorite one. Take your favorite myth, legend, or folktale, or find a new one, and wrap it up into a haiku. You can either do the myth as a whole, or focus on your favorite interpretation or essence of it. 

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Writing Assignment – A Snapshot of a Story

Journey

Woke up here alone

Walked towards the mountain that’s far

I made some new friends…

Rapunzel’s Haiku

Her long blonde hair has powers

Everybody is jealous

Evil will steal it…

A Fairytale Made Shorter

A cat with boots

The ogre was killed with charm

A princess marries

Illustration from 1843, édition L. Curmer

I decided to write a Haiku on the tale “Puss in Boots” by Charles Perrault. I started by googling popular fairytales and came across the story. I had never read …

Rainbow Goblins Haiku

 

Goblins chased rainbows 

Feeding on them hurt nature

The color drowned them

like a moth to a flame…

One of my favorite Tumblrs was the Godzilla Haiku, which I haven’t seen in a long time. So when I saw this assignment, I had to try it. I decided to use the Mothman, a West Virginia legend and the namesake of a movie that creeped me …

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