krill are very small
you'd think a whale's staple food
would be much bigger

Teacher's comment reads:

NO!!! People do not eat krill! Fair enough, K is a more difficult letter, but you could have skipped it rather than choosing something obviously unsuitable! Very disappointing!!
points: 1

I was inconsolably upset over this comment (and mark). Mum agreed it was totally unreasonable - it was actually an awesome haiku, but noooo, teacher was obsessed with my failure to adhere to criteria I had not been aware of. Totally unfair. :(

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