What is a lifeku?

A lifeku is a haiku about daily life. For those who are unfamiliar with haiku, it is a form of Japanese poetry usually about nature, "profound," and formatted in 3 lines of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. Feel free to check out some famous haikus if you still don't get it.

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Wednesday, October 22

Before I moved to Paris, land of discretion, I spent 4 years living in Brooklyn, land of whatever the opposite of discreet is. Today's lifeku is thanks to many sleepless nights of ghetto ass screaming and a particularly eerie ice cream truck that always passed at exactly 4:30 am, with the music playing mind you. I mean who eats ice cream at 4 in the morning? In January? Whatever. Here's the lifeku:

Girl yelling outside
He's not your baby's daddy
You're making a scene


Anonymous said...

i believe that after reading this one, i muttered, "i love you." LOL!

here's a relevant link regarding this subject:


you will laugh your ass off at the ghettoness.

Daughter said...

that was the most amazingly awesome video I have ever seen in my entire life.

Anonymous said...

Social Whore - Where the hell do you find this stuff? Hilarious

Daughter said...

No but seriously I do wonder where you find this crap... You're like an Internet Ninja or something.