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The Magician's Haiku

By: Shirley Ann Burton

*NOTE: In case you don't know, a haiku is a three-line poem with no rhyming pattern. The only pattern is this: the first line is five syllables, the second is seven syllables, and the last goes back to five syllables. When you read this aloud, you'll see what I mean.

Ace Cooper's magic
Challenges the mind itself
Performs and protects

Ace's apprentice
Young and inexperienced
Will learn in due time

Love, childhood sweetheart
Mona Malone is so close
In magician's heart

A veteran cop
Does things to help Ace Cooper
Not feared by Friedrichs


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