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Sharing: Optional - A Hay(na)ku
Lauren McBride


potato chip bag
expiration date


This poem first appeared in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review.
Used here with the author’s permission.  



Lauren McBride says faith, nature, molecular biology (she's a former researcher), and membership in the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA) help to inspire her stories and poems. Her work has been featured in various speculative, nature, and children's publications. Lauren lives in Texas, where she shares a love of laughter, science, and the ocean with her husband and two children.


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I like it!
Posted 07/22/2015 12:16 AM
Posted 07/21/2015 11:20 AM
Wilda Morris:
It is words that "count" in this form, not syllables.
Posted 07/21/2015 08:43 AM
for sure
Posted 07/21/2015 08:34 AM
Wilda Morris:
Yep! Short and to the point. Started my day with a smile.
Posted 07/21/2015 08:25 AM
I loved counting the syllables!
Posted 07/21/2015 08:16 AM
Yep!! Can't have them in the house!
Posted 07/21/2015 06:11 AM
What a delight - Speaks to me!
Posted 07/21/2015 06:07 AM

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