Thursday, August 23, 2007

disappointment, the haiku, parrot

In the car park outside Sainsbury's, I spot a stall on which I can read the words "roasted" and "free sample". Suddenly I have an overwhelming desire for a quick shot of espresso. I think to myself, here's a new brand of coffee being promoted. I walk up the stall, and as I see the qualifying word "Felix", a uniformed girl asks, "do you have a cat?

Five, seven and five,
In English from Japanese,
Fits like foot in sock.

In Chapel Place the other day, people were looking up and saying, "there's a parrot up there somewhere". You could hear it but not see it. It was the same yesterday and again today.

2 comments:

tristan said...

maybe that 3rd line could work in the plural, too

Plutarch said...

I played around that.