Online Dating Haiku


Mining for true gold
in online personal ads
all I find — pyrite

(from the Monday Living Poetry Prompt)

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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11 Responses to Online Dating Haiku

  1. Cassa Bassa says:

    I love the wisdom in this metaphor.

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  2. Lisa Tomey says:

    Perfect haiku! About more than one kind of nature, for sure and, what an ending.

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  3. -Eugenia says:


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  4. साधक says:

    Well penned ✍️

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  5. othermary says:

    Haha – very good.

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