Wrestling Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #14


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I’m joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a daily haiku challenge this month.

Today I sat on the floor in the hall at the high school waiting for my son’s basketball practice to wrap up. I was reading Jane Hirshfield’s book on Basho’s haiku, while wrestlers thundered up and down the hall. In the spirit of finding haiku anywhere, I wrote a couple about them:

boys run by in socks
saving their soft wrestling shoes
for the mat



overheard in the hall:
“you are shaped like a rock star.”
reassurance for wrestlers





2 responses to “Wrestling Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #14”

  1. Trina Haase Avatar

    I can clearly picture the wrestlers running. In their socks!

  2. […] haiku inspired by waiting in the hall during a wrestling […]

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