Haiku Mama: Because 17 Syllables Is All You Have Time to Read

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Quirk Books, 2006 - Humor - 112 pages
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When she was my mom
she said no sweets before lunch.
Hypocrite grandma.

This collection of irreverent haiku explores the reality of modern motherhood complete with dirty diapers, spilled SpaghettiOs, obnoxious purple dinosaurs, carseats, strollers, choking hazards, and more.

It's the perfect gift for new moms with young children at home a book that can be picked up for a minute and then put down to wipe a nose or settle an argument, all while making Mom laugh.

With more than 100 haiku and 40 whimsical illustrations, Haiku Mama is a collection of verse that all mothers (and their family and friends) will love.


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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

I admit it. I am a WORD NERD. I have a little Moleskine notebook in which I have been writing Haiku off and on since 2010. When I received "Haiku Mama", I was thrilled! A little book, able to read in ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Kari Anne Roy is the proprietor of haikuoftheday.com, a blog devoted to parenting haiku and commentary on the daily activities of a busy household. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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