Apr 242011
 

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egg tooth–
chipping away at the shell
of this haiku

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What is an egg tooth? Accrding to Wikipedia ‘ the egg tooth is a small, sharp, cranial protuberance used by offspring to break or tear through the egg’s surface during hatching.’  See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg_tooth

This is a prompted haiku, posted on the fb page of the NaHaiWriMo extension 2011
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Apr 132011
 

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tin cry–
tired of bending, always
bending

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“When a bar of tin is bent, a crackling sound known as the ‘ tin cry’ can be heard due to the twinning of the crystals.”
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