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Unintentional Haiku

Haikus show up in the damnedest places. Here are some of my favorite unintentional haikus found in classic works of literature. If you'd like to play along, you can use Haiku Finder to search your favorite books for haikus.

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  • The Scarecrow explains his situation:

  • The Queen of Hearts is fed up:

  • It's elementary, my dear Watson:

  • Jonathan Harker meets Dracula:

  • Carton secures an escape for Darnay:

  • Frankenstein's Monster speaks:

  • Thoreau on civilization:

  • Wendy is frustrated by Tinkerbell:

  • A description of Father Cowley:

  • On Communism: