The Japanese haiku poet Basho once wrote, "Old pond / a frog jumps / the sound of water." Try writing some of your own haikus about the little things in your life. A haiku generally consists of a five-syllable line, a seven-syllable line and a second five-syllable line. You can also use any combination of ten-to-fourteen syllables.
Well, whilst I can't be arsed to write my own, there was one in an episode of 'My Family' which made me piss myself with laughter. Maybe its just the way Robert Lindsay says it. By golly he's an excellent actor.
Anyways it goes a little something like this: 'Enclosed is cheque/You bleed me dry/Stop it. (Janie has gone to university and keeps sending requests home for money).
Well I like it!