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Hello. My name is Ryan Mecum. I wrote a book about a zombie who writes haiku called Zombie Haiku. I also wrote a book about a vampire who writes haiku called Vampire Haiku. It won’t come out until August 2009, but because I wrote it I read it already, and I think it turned out pretty good. It’s a fun story, and I’m excited for people other than myself to read it.

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Published on April 02, 2009 13:57 Tags: haiku, poetry, zombie
Average rating: 3.78 · 3,491 ratings · 454 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Zombie Haiku: Good Poetry f...

3.78 avg rating — 2,745 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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3.84 avg rating — 379 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Dawn of Zombie Haiku

3.85 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Werewolf Haiku

3.44 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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If Famous Poets Wrote Zombie Haiku (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 11, 2009 09:43AM
Description: Here are some short poems I wrote in the voice of some of my favorite poets, as if they were writing a zombie poem in 5,7,5 syllable structure.

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Ryan and 2 other people liked Raina's review of Dawn of Zombie Haiku:
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"This series is so awesome. Such a smart package. In this volume, Mecum ups the stakes by making his eventual zombie a child. A child obsessed with poetry (hence the haiku). She has a long-dead mom, a crush, and lives with her dad, who loves watchi..." Read more of this review »
Ryan and 1 other person liked sj's review of Vampire Haiku:
Vampire Haiku by Ryan Mecum
"This little book takes on the guise of a journal kept by William Butten, a passenger on the Mayflower, who had decided to chronicle his adventures in the form of "small poems."

While loading the boat,
I notice some packed coffins.
Pessimistic Bunch.


L..." Read more of this review »
Ryan and 2 other people liked Eliza's review of Werewolf Haiku:
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"There's more poop in this one. "
Ryan made a comment in the group Horror Haiku Q&A with Ryan MecumDawn of Zombie Haiku topic
" Enjoy it! "
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5 stars! I'm biased though.
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" EXTRA STAR!!!!!!!!!! WHEEEEEE!!!! "
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" Hope you find it gross. "
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" Don't know what a 3 5 3 syllable poem would be called, but I follow the traditional 5 7 5 for my haiku. "
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“The problem with being nuts, she thought, is that you don't always feel as if you're nuts. Sometimes, in fact, you feel perfectly sane, and there just happens to be a trailer-shaped dragon crouching in the lot next door.”
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I want the scissors to be sharp
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when you cut me out of my life
and paste me in that book you always carry.”
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Jeannie Faulkner Barber Good morning Ryan and thanks for being a friend!
Blessings,
Jeannie


message 3: by jody

jody Thanks for adding me! I gave Zombie Haiku to my brother for xmas. I'm looking forward to your future work :)


message 2: by Ryan

Ryan Tania wrote: "I loved Zombie Haiku! I'm giving it as a gift to my boyfriend for Valentine's day :)"

I can think of few better gifts. Thank you.


message 1: by Tania

Tania I loved Zombie Haiku! I'm giving it as a gift to my boyfriend for Valentine's day :)


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