A haiku is a short Japanese poem composed of three lines  with 5, 7, and 5 syllables. You might remember doing them in grade school.

Folks up North are writing funny haiku poems about how annoying the snow storms are, and we thought we would get in on the action.

Here are just a few we came up with. There's a common theme here.

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The next one is from Danny Merrell. Maybe we should have talked to each other when writing our poems.

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Sean Ericson's submission involves bikinis and long johns, but where's the lie?

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Another gem from me ...

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This next Haiku is from our digital guy, James. It's less funny when you realize the fridge is probably colder than most places in the winter. He still gets an "A" for effort.

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Which one of our Haiku poems did you like the best? Let us know in the comment section along with any poems you decide to write.