Rejected Poem X008

Is breakfast about fast break
Or breaking the fast
From the night before?





Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.



Notes to this poem…

The Rejected Poems comprise of poems composed for poetry competitions, alone or as parts of collections, which I rejected for whatever reasons, and which I didn’t foresee being used for future competitions. Their publication on this blog ensures that since competition entries cannot have been published elsewhere, including online.

This was my haikued version of some thoughts I saw from a meme online about what the true meaning, and possibly origin, of the word breakfast. The poem was intended for a collection of haiku to make the reader wonder from the questions asked, but from which I rejected this poem because I knew I could do better with not only original content, but deeper questions.


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