You know the drill: your teacher asks you to compose a poem, you drum your fingers for a few hours and come up with something sickly sweet and frankly, a bit embarrassing.
But not this fourth grade pupil. They were asked to write a Japanese Haiku poem, which takes more talent than most due to the strict five syllable-seven syllable-five syllable format, and came up with this treasure:
Pretty impressive, don't you think?
Move over Shirao (that's king of the Haikus to you and me...)
Can you do better?
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