#15. Top fun and brainy Haikus. Yours?

haikus brainRead­ers have con­tributed a good num­ber of haikus on brain-relat­ed top­ics. Below you have our favorite ones.

Our favorite fun and brainy Haikus

- Techne, the philoso­pher, wonders:

Solve the big questions:
How do I know when I know?
Who knows the knower?

- Steve, the envi­ron­men­tal­ist, requests:

Neu­ro­plas­tic good.
Plas­tic, though lasts forever.
Always recycle!

- GTB, the skep­tic, says

Haiku’s are easy
But some­times they don’t make sense

- Mil­lie, the spir­i­tu­al, suggests:

Play­ing music feeds
my soul while read­ing music
nur­tures my old brain.

- jolovli, the boomer, tries again:

improv­ing function
smoked too much weed in college
it’s nev­er too late

- Lloyd, the stressed-out, volunteers:

I thought so damn Hard.
My brain built lots of pressure.
I fart­ed out loud.

Enjoy many oth­er good ones:

- Ter­ry says:

New infor­ma­tion
Syn­the­siz­ing my knowledge
A for­ward movement

- Frank says:

Painful­ly easy
Sig­nif­i­cant­ly harder
Men­tal stimulus

- Chuck says:

This was fun, and no,
I don’t intend to haiku.
Thanks for post­ing it

- Sarah says:

find­ing your teasers
added fun to my morning,
helped wake my brain up

- Lor­raine says:

teach­ing math is fun
when you find great resources
sharp brains is the place

- Psalm says

As my mind expands,
it grasps new ideas…oh look
there’s some­thing shiny!!

- anon writes

the noon hour portends
a bur­ri­to with salsa
bright­en­ing my tongue

- Mike says

See I think I see
Here now, not so — real­ly real?
Wound­ed, mind leaves me

- Lisa

new thoughts activate
frontal lobe work hard, harder
no senility

- Karen

Brain train­ing others
Like watch­ing the Earth open
One thought at a time

- Bruce

My brain stem works hard,
But the tests are much harder,
Need more grey matter

- Alvaro

Can per­form better,
Learn­ing, train­ing, and practice
Body, brain and mind

- ter­ri

strokes take speech away
some­one should find a quick fix
every­one needs to speak

- qt

Aha, a challenge
for the brain to endeavour
soon­er than later

- Sta­cy

Brain hurts so badly
Work­ing night shift: not so fun
Need to get some sleep

- camper­court

It is morn­ing now
The sun rose very early
Good­morn­ing to you

- kestrel

first white is purple

or it was red I think

now haiku, what next?

- Stacey

I thought is was fun.
Then it got a lot harder.
Wow i suck at this.

- anon

oh boy I wonder
will my tee­ny lit­tle ears
still hear loud thunder

of course it is true
the afore­men­tioned thunder
came out of the blue

from the blue you say
I think per­haps you are wrong
but it’s still okay

Yours , please?


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  1. Shelley on July 26, 2008 at 4:51

    An infi­nite mind
    Expan­sive, conscious,knowing
    Alert and aware

    • theOutsider on February 23, 2017 at 1:32

      Great I found out that
      hard­est is the unlearning
      hence the preschool­ers are better

  2. Amit on July 27, 2008 at 1:14

    What was cross­ing my mind now:

    Love, col­lege, career.
    A new world of transitions.
    Will I sur­vive? Yes.

  3. Kathy on July 31, 2008 at 1:29

    My release technique,
    For­give, for­get, love all,
    Med­i­tate on that!

  4. Alan Julian on July 31, 2008 at 2:37

    Through the microscope,
    slice of brain stains pink and blue,
    the won­der of thought.

  5. jet on August 1, 2008 at 4:31

    Haiku to you too
    Now is forever,now is
    Now is now to you

  6. Jack on August 1, 2008 at 8:20

    Cool death match: face off
    Wer­nick­e’s area and
    Bro­ca’s Region.

  7. Patricia Heck on August 1, 2008 at 8:47

    My fin­gers tapping,
    I chant out five, sev­en, five.
    Is this new music?


  8. L.W. on August 3, 2008 at 11:15

    body aching now,
    yoga isn’t so easy,
    good for you they say?

  9. Steve Merrick on August 4, 2008 at 2:38

    Accoun­tan­t’s cull.
    Farewell to long-time work-mates.
    Too real for haiku!

  10. gail pacifica on August 4, 2008 at 9:39

    Old women gather
    Seek­ing change is the power/
    Thanks to grandmothers

  11. Emma on August 5, 2008 at 4:52

    You think yoga’s bad?
    Try Aiki­do my good friend.
    Knack­ers your shoulders.

  12. Alvaro on August 6, 2008 at 5:55

    thank you all…this is fun.

  13. Cj Murphy on August 15, 2008 at 3:50

    Rain Stormy Boomer
    Sew­er Back­ing To My Door
    Is Insur­ance Paid?

  14. Robert on August 20, 2008 at 4:56

    My brain is just fried.
    I used it too much this week.
    I need some Spongebob.

  15. Justin the Genius on August 21, 2008 at 2:57

    Justin the genieus
    Must spell check the word genius
    to post this Haiku

  16. tim on August 23, 2008 at 7:07

    writ­ing quick haiku
    seems so very difficult
    can i pull it off

  17. mercury mind on September 18, 2008 at 2:04

    Seek­ing brain fitness.
    Am I haiku-focusing,
    or just distracted?

  18. Lisa on January 2, 2009 at 5:24

    My mind was thoughtfilled -
    Until I start­ed writing.
    Now the mind is blank.

  19. Kathleen Christensen on March 9, 2009 at 10:24

    thoughts fly­ing around
    I pin them down
    on paper
    all orga­nized now

  20. benedict on April 20, 2009 at 9:59

    Sought life’s comfort
    Wast­ed off with regret
    now sink­ing in sweat

  21. benedict on April 20, 2009 at 10:00

    The gas burns
    The car runs
    The ice melts down

  22. Kevin A on July 13, 2016 at 5:19

    Sweat pours off my face
    Glob­al warm­ing, sun too close?
    Nah, I’m just hot stuff

  23. Kevin A on July 13, 2016 at 5:22

    Schwartzeneg­ger is
    The Procrastinator
    I’ll kill you… later

  24. Sam on April 4, 2018 at 5:18

    Teach­ing 6th graders,
    I should­n’t have to say this…
    “Kid, we don’t eat lead.”

  25. Azra on March 28, 2020 at 3:57

    A read­er’s story
    Is in read­ing the story
    Through the read­er’s eyes

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