at the movies:
little kids watch
each other

—Korie Beth Brown

About the author: Korie Beth Brown
kbnmatt at

I am a California poet and nonfiction writer, currently at work on a chapbook and memoir. My poetry has been previously published in T-Zero Xpandizine, Lynx, the Poetry Webzine, Zuzu's Petals, tinywords, and Gargoyle. In addition, my work received an honorary mention in the 2000 Writer's Digest Poetry Contest. When not writing, I teach composition and literature to high school students close to twice my height.

Responses to the haiku for 23 February 2004 by Korie Beth Brown

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-02-23 11:45:09

    in awe--
    punch and judy

    Stanford M. Forrester (bottlerockets_99 at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-23 11:54:32

    This is a great haiku with deep insight. It is most effective because it approachs the complicated concept of reality vs. fiction in a seemingly simple way.

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-02-23 20:05:07

    watching kids' eyes
    wonderment and joy
    ..."Snoopy" gift store

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-02-23 20:12:48

    cold, late hour
    parents unable to sleep ...
    in a playful mood


    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-02-23 20:36:54

    after aladdin
    michael jackson tops
    the eleven o'clock news

    myron lysenko (myronpoet at hotmail dot com)
    2004-02-24 00:42:47

    enjoyed the irony and juxtaposition in this fine senryu; nicely crafted and made me laugh and helped me to remember my daughter's first forays to the movies.

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-02-24 03:06:52

    at the boring movie
    little kids tell each other

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-11 18:29:02

    at the ice covered window
    my face
    staring back