All posts tagged: Horror Haiku

Siren Song

cool water coaxes a smooth surface caresses lethal currents grip

Horror Haiku 46

silver fin lurking hidden in azure water slicing through the waves ***** I originally wrote this during a vacation on Myrtle Beach with family. I was out on the beach early, just after 8am, with my husband and twin sister. The lifeguard began signaling the few swimmers in the ocean back to the beach abruptly. We all began scanning the water, and spotted it. A gray shark fin popping up between the waves.

Horror Haiku 47

Last employee leaves In the dark empty garage High heel clicks echo ***** When I originally published this haiku it was pointed out to me that the middle line harms eight syllables instead of seven. So of course I had to go back and rework it until I got it right!