A bunch of our favorite writers and poets sent us their own zombie haiku. Here they are:
Back to the buffet
for second helpings-
Care for a rump of infant?
- Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate and author of the lovely Ballistics: Poems
Wake up to the sound
Of puppies being eaten
No more chewed slippers
- Gail Simone, author of the current run of Wonder Woman, as well as the supercool Secret Six
Will this barricade
Keep the walking dead at bay?
Only time will tell...
- Scott Kenemore, author of Zen of Zombie: Better Living Through The Undead
If zombies smoked pot
maybe they would skip the brains
and settle for cake.
- Doug Benson, writer and comedian regularly seen on Best Week Ever
Zombie Love Song
You are my desire.
Eating your luscious love thoughts
My Junk Just Dropped Off
- Christopher Moore, author of many great books including You Suck: A Love Story
Veins and brains are tough
Stringy bits catch in my teeth
Chew well, then swallow
- Jeff Mariotte, author of River Runs Red and 100’s of wonderful comics
Brain famine. Eat cold
porridge, rotten possum, wet
lint. Wolves. Ashes. Gray things.
- Andrew Hudgins, author of one of the coolest books of poetry ever, After The Lost War, and the soon to be released Shut Up You're Fine: Instructive Poetry for Very Very, Bad Children
The day I died you
tried to put a bullet in
my head. You missed. Lunch!
- David Wellington, author of the terrifying Monster Island trilogy
Brain eating monsters
Make disappointing lovers
Because of the fear
- Michael Ian Black, comedian and writer of My Custom Van: And 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face
After the Zombie Apocalypse
Stroke her oozing face
Our culture defines beauty
Rot is lovely now
- Catherine Cheek, author of an adorable zombie short story found in The Living Dead anthology, and creator of adorable little books
end of everything
death consumes all and walks on
long zombie winter
- Lisa Morton, author of The Halloween Encyclopedia and The Cinema of Tsui Hark