Horse Haiku of the Day, by Morgane Schmidt

Horse life in 17 syllables.

Each morning we release a fresh new horsey haiku into the Internet ether. Today’s haiku comes from HN’s illustrious illustrator Morgane Schmidt of The Idea of Order fame.

It’s freaking freezing
Poopsicles and frost abound
my life is over.

(alternate ending: I’m moving back south)

Thanks for sharing, Morgane! In case anyone out there raised an eyebrow at Morgane’s use of the word “poopcicle,” here’s an illustration:


Good times. Stay warm out there, Horse Nation — and be sure to check in each Wednesday for a brand new The Idea of Order comic. Before we head out, here’s one more for the road:

Send us your haikus

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Email your own horse haiku (a three-line poem with 5-7-5 syllables per line) to [email protected]. Include a photo of your haiku’s equine inspiration if you like!

Go Riding.


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