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When I get hungry, my mind daydreams about meat and girls in red hoods.

Children’s fairy tales e. give harmfu l werewolf advic

We don’t want baskets.

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If you can’t notice a werewolf dressed as grand ma,

then, come here, grand kid.

What big teeth I have. All the better to tear through digestive systems.

Why wouldn’t the wolf once the girl shares ,he shrug and then eat her r schedule, ? If you’re in my woods off alone to grandma’s house, you won’t make it there.

Me, the big bad wolfo. d. You, little red riding ho

This will get messy.

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but bad for wipin

All of my se seem about f nses iv which has eprtoimes stronger— s and cons. I can hear better, th my ear holes even though bo ers. are clogged with whisk

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Constant gag

flex, thanks to new strarend s of long hair growing in my mou th. I constantly push my overgrowing chest hair

back into my shirt. page 5


I’ll try to describe werewolf metamorphosis without throwing up. ickles, t st ir f g in g n a Ch pressure, d se a e r c in y b followed od. o l b e uk p u o y n e h and t page 6 Werewolf Haiku by Ryan Mecum


Underneath your flesh, new growing musc les peek out and start to sprout hair. Your nose, mouth and chinf snout tear open as a wol e. pushes through your fac butt ur o y in in a p t a Th ipation st n o c e k li ls e e f t tha rowing.

is a tail g

During this process, the pain is unbearable and you slip away. The beast you beccoomnterol is totally in side. with you locked in page 7


A Serious Bite

• These pages contain the hear tbreaking stor y of a repressed man who slowly loses cont rol of his inner beast after he’s bitten by a werewolf. As he wrestles with the monster inside, he chronicles his feelings and urge s in a haik u journal. The resu lting poems are gross, strange, dark and hila rious. • Book s, TV and mov ies are show casing werewolves (Wolfman, New Moo n, etc.). • Ryan’s writing style and mys terious photographs have proven popular, base d on the sales of Zombie Haiku.

Abo ut the Aut hor

bie Haiku. He lives with his wife Ryan Mecum is the author of Zom is constant ly thinking of phrases and daughter in Cincinnati and ture. that fit the 5-7-5 haik u syllable struc

an imprint of . F+W Media, Inc.

ISBN-13....... 978-1-4403-0826-0

Category............................. Humor

Publication month........ Sept. 2010

ISBN-10...............1-4403-0826-8

Price..........US $9.99, CAN $11.99

Word count........................... 5000

UPC....................0 35313 65028 4

Trim...............................5”w x 7”h

# of color illustrations..............144

EAN...................9 781440 308260

Page count...............................144

# of b/w illustrations....................0

SRN..................................... Z8621

Binding..........................paperback

Interior color..............................4c

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