Write a Smart Alec Haiku


Thanks Daniel Rivera for this idea. Now you are not a kid, but can you write a smart Alec haiku?

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There are 24 written responses to this assignment.


Written by Cris Crissman (@Cris2B) on November 4, 2014 11:43 pm
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No rules, excuses, nor regrets
No-ku Haiku Uku
Rock on, Cog Dog, rock.

Try a Little Harder

Written by Ashleigh Engels on November 4, 2014 11:22 pm
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Here is to trying,
Not much more to do right now,
What else do you have?

Blast from the past

Written by Ien on November 4, 2014 10:11 pm
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I’ve not done haikus

Since elementary school

What’s next, some cursive?

A Haiku as Today’s Daily Create.. Time to not stress..

Written by Melinda Albrycht, @malbrycht7 on November 4, 2014 9:21 pm
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Vacation Day, you’re well used
Doctor Appointments, time now for Michael’s surgery,
moment now becoming reality…

Haiku’s C’mon

Written by Kevin Le on November 4, 2014 9:18 pm
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Some people do not
Quite comprehend how to write
Simple haikus here

Working hard or hardly working?

Written by Ryan Lacey on November 4, 2014 9:15 pm
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Working hard every day
People tell you it pays off
Results still awaited

School Work

Written by Kelsy Minnick on November 4, 2014 8:53 pm
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Why do you make us
think off of the top of our heads
just know we bs it

Election day haiku

Written by Byzantiumbooks on November 4, 2014 8:49 pm
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De mo crats run hard.
Re pub li cans run hard too.
I voted both out.

Break or Be Broken

Written by @LKMahone on November 4, 2014 7:00 pm
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Can’t get a break!
try,try as I might
I refuse to break

Thesis Writing

Written by Jess Reingold, @jessreingold on November 4, 2014 5:52 pm
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I very much wish
My thesis were a haiku
Then it would be done

Smart Alec Grammar Nerd.

Written by Kailey K. on November 4, 2014 3:34 pm
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When you are being
Possessive, it’s “your” not “you’re”
And it’s “its” not “it’s!”

Sweater Weather

Written by Alison Thoet on November 4, 2014 1:14 pm
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I just want to read
With a sweater and hot tea.
Done with school for now.

MOOC Stooge

Written by dkernohan on November 4, 2014 11:27 am
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Now I wanna be
Cogdog. Now I wanna be
Cogdog (Guitar riff)

Structured Elegance

Written by CogDog on November 4, 2014 11:24 am
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Five, seven, then five.
A structure so well defined.

Daring The Peacock

Written by @CogDog on November 4, 2014 11:17 am
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Kernohan dings MOOCs
As requested in haiku.
Put them into song?


Written by witchyrichy on November 4, 2014 10:11 am
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Frog croaking at night
Makes sleeping too hard to do
Frog now frog leg stew

Getting up in the morning

Written by papahazama on November 4, 2014 9:30 am
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Coffee is first thing

Check up on daily create

Time to write haiku


Written by johnjohnston on November 4, 2014 9:17 am
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Given extra time,
Instead of this wee haiku:
a one word poem

MOOC Haiku as requested

Written by dkernohan on November 4, 2014 8:56 am
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Andrew Ng went to
Baidu. Thrun pivoted.
Who is left? Koller!

MOOC Haiku as requested

Written by dkernohan on November 4, 2014 8:55 am
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Original Haiku
is available under
creative commons

MOOC Haiku as requested

Written by dkernohan on November 4, 2014 8:52 am
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MOOCs are quite silly
Unworthy of attention
Retweet if agreed

Get out and vote!

Written by Jeff Lundberg on November 4, 2014 7:57 am
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Time is running short…

We must take action at once…

Vote them all out NOW!

Happy Cow Happy Now

Written by @annycow on November 4, 2014 6:59 am
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d s 1 0 6
is always an artistic job to fix
I am happy cow

MOOC Haiku as requested

Written by dkernohan on November 4, 2014 5:15 am
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Opening lecture
promises much, but then
dropping out starts to