dusting my son’s
I posted this on Facebook last week after George O. Hawkins posted a haiku mentioning penguins, and then I commented that the world needed more penguin haiku, and then thinking about it later I decided that if I really believed that I should write them. So I did.
Here’s George’s original ku —
letting the dog out
she might as well be
— George O. Hawkins
Anyway. My son has been a penguin fan from a very young age and his room is filled with penguins. Stuffed penguins, glass penguins, ceramic penguins, penguin pillows, penguin paintings …
I don’t really dust them, though. Who has time to dust? I’m too busy writing haiku about penguins.