20 Haiku About 2020

handwritten haiku on post-it note: I had plans, but sure, OK then, I guess not
20 Haiku, written on Post-it notes, inspired by the weirdest year of many of our lives

handwritten haiku on post-it note: I had plans, but sure, OK then, I guess not

handwritten haiku on post-it note: medical advice/best from health professionals/or facebook guy?

handwritten haiku on post-it note: why must this/phone meeting require/video?

handwritten haiku on post-it note: can I laugh at jokes/while this mask covers my face?/yes, and you can too

handwritten haiku on post-it note: what day is it, wait, what month is it, ha, welcome to 2020

handwritten haiku on post-it note: look, don't get me wrong/I love my kids, but this shit/is ridiculous

handwritten haiku on post-it note: now, more than ever/why are we using the phrase/"now, more than ever"?

handwritten haiku on post-it note: hey you, in the mask/I just wanted to say thanks/for giving a fuck

handwritten haiku on post-it note: house: a disaster/except for the rectangle/you see on zoom calls

handwritten haiku on post-it note: I miss the white noise/of dishes plus voices in/a loud restaurant

handwritten haiku on post-it note: just a note,/you do breathe through your/nose as well

handwritten haiku on post-it note: what is zoom? I asked,/back then, so long ago, it seems/and now, zoom is life

handwritten haiku on post-it note: all this "extra" time/I should be more productive/surviving is fine

handwritten haiku on post-it note: sweatpants, o sweatpants/business casual, yes/sweatpants, yay, sweatpants

handwritten haiku on post-it note: this zoom call could be/an email ... or this email/could be a zoom call

handwritten haiku on post-it note: when this is over/could we all agree to still/keep washing our hands?

handwritten haiku on post-it note: cranberry juice guy/with fleetwood mac: I didn't/know I needed you

handwritten haiku on post-it note: if staying home and /eating toast is heroic,/I am a hero

handwritten haiku on post-it note: things will get better/and you know what, if they don't/we'll deal with that shit

handwritten haiku on post-it note: bye, 2020/it's been real, it's been fun, it/has not been real fun

 

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