On Discordian haiku
The following introduction to the subject of
Discordian haiku was written by Jonathan Wichmann, and appeared
on the Discordia Caucus conference, an online forum provided by
In between the teeth
Drag drag drag drag
Blood flow! Aieee!
The Beatus Ffungo, your friend and mine, maintainer of the
Discordian haven Cabaret Discordia, has this to say about Discordian
"All great religions have their poetic artforms - Judiasm has
psalms, Christianity has hymns, Hinduism has the Gitas.
Discordianism, although it should be, is no exception. We have the
highly prized verse form known as the 'Discordian Haiku'.
The requirements for Discordian Haiku are very explicit:
The first line must have 5 syllables
The second line must have 7 syllables
The third and final line must have 5
The three lines must contain a total of 23
Absolutely no exceptions to these rules will be tolerated."
Obviously, "Flossing" is a perfect example of a Discordian
haiku. Any discrepancies you may see between the requirements
and the poem itself are caused by a thick fnordy buildup around your
And here is my own response:
6 True Sworn Loves' Locks
Eris Rends Yon Apple's Ends
Xap! A Large Boy's Socks.