This Health Scare Article from TIME Is Full of Unfortunate Haikus

When a reader sends a particularly poetic message to the Jezebel inbox, some of the writers will notice the message's linguistic symmetry and gleefully announce, "Haiku!" Truthfully, most of these messages aren't perfect haikus (or "hokkus" for all those Ezra Pound fascists lurking in the comments), but they are very… » 2/23/14 2:00pm 2/23/14 2:00pm

The Most Poetic Police Report You'll Ever Read

On a recent late summer day, the cops were called during a fight between two 22-year-old women in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The ladies were cited for disorderly conduct. Officer William Heine filed what The Smoking Gun is calling a "succinct" report, adding: "While not exactly a haiku, Heine’s 16-word narrative is… » 9/23/13 4:05pm 9/23/13 4:05pm

Reader Email Haiku: Fifty Shades of Grey Edition

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will … » 11/12/12 6:40pm 11/12/12 6:40pm

Reader Email Haiku: You Stupid Slimeballs

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 6/20/12 6:30pm 6/20/12 6:30pm

Reader Email Haiku: I'm Gonna Pray For Your Soul, Ok?

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 5/23/12 5:30pm 5/23/12 5:30pm

Reader Email Haiku: Turtle Skin

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 5/02/12 6:45pm 5/02/12 6:45pm