PAD Day 23

For today’s prompt: “…write a poem filled with noise.”

This caused me to puzzle a bit. Is sound noise? Dictionary.com gives as one of many definitions of sound: “a noise”, and for noise, the somewhat circular “a sound of any kind”. I’ve always thought of noise as superfluous sound, but for the purposes of my haiku, I’ve decided to treat them interchangeably.

Significance
If a poem falls
On deaf ears, does it then make
Any sound at all?

Check out my “2009 Nov. PAD” page for a list of all the prompts and my haiku responses for the 2009 Poetic Asides PAD Chapbook Challenge. More on Poetic Asides: http://bit.ly/81lEdz

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