Haiku Review – Beasts of the Southern Wild

I could live there.

Never thought I’d see

A piece of swamp so gorgeous

As this here Bathtub


This film is magic.

A bright star of joy and mirth

But with a dark side


Cannot look away

Drawn into the misery

And the fantasy


You could fill a book

With the things Hushpuppy says

Brilliant bon mots


Director should teach

Children if he can produce

Such a young actress


Maybe we should all

Attribute life’s issues to

A herd of aurochs


For all of its ills

The Bathtub appears a dream

The real world a hell


Music is like a

Tinkling mystery parade

And a grand party


Touching and heartfelt

A feel-good fantasy wrapped

In a hurricane


Mark of a good film:

Natural inclusion of

Viking funerals

  1 comment for “Haiku Review – Beasts of the Southern Wild

  1. KM
    January 31, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Excellent observations. This movie shook me for days.

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