Publishing my son's haiku a few days ago led to a discussion among the family of my brother's talent for poetry. Following is one of his earliest (and best) works, entitled "Slime Mold":
Slime mold is blue-green.
Slime mold grows on little trees.
Slime mold is my friend.
I think you'll agree that N. is carrying on a proud family tradition.
Why don't you contribute a haiku or other type of poem in the comments? Remember, a haiku consists of 3 lines--5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the 2nd, and 5 in the 3rd.
Here's my effort:
Be honest with them,
Says my wise teenage daughter.
I cannot write poems.