We took some Haiku, Japanese short form poetry, and used HTML styling tags to emphasize the meaning of the words.  Each poem has 3 lines.  The first line has 5 syllables, the second has seven syllables, and the third has 5 syllables.   Enjoy and leave a comment on your favorite.

 

Poet: Nas

Poem: Though I’m soft-spoken

Words speak louder than bloodshed

My mic is my knife

Coder:Geovonnie

 

Poet:Young Jeezy

Poem: Coke,
Molly,
dressed
fresh.

Life of the party,
we left

Six feet deep in debt
Coder:Jose Mancines

Poet:Kendrick Lamar

Poem:

Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools

(Drank)

Old habits.

 

Dive in.

Bottle up.

Keep pouring out.

Last call.

 

Go under.

 

Coder:Asia Williams

Poet:DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Poem:

Heavy,thumping bass

Esoteric party pulse

Hips thrust forever

Coder:Donovan Parks

Poet:

Poem:

Nas – One Mic

Though I’m soft-spoken

Words speak louder than bloodshed

My mic is my knife

Coder:

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