Graphite sketch of moonflower in dark green


"The American Haiku"

When We Look at the Sky: An Argument Finalized
after The Fermi Paradox and The Drake Equation

A lune

There aren't aliens
Here because
We think worlds are stars.

signature in green which reads "pea flower tea" with the flower depicted as a hand drawn flower design.



Form Rules

A Lune, sometimes referred to as an American haiku, is a three-line poem with a 3/5/3 syllable structure.  This is similar to the Japanese haiku, which traditionally has a 5/7/5 syllable structure.  To clarify:  A Lune's first line will have three syllables, the second line will have five syllables, and the third line will have three syllables.

About the author

Pea is an artist focused on building an art therapy platform through transformative art and positive erotica to help victims of sexual violence reclaim their power. She lives on a small island and hides from loud noises.