John Mayer Wants a Haiku About His Hair

05/03/2008 at 01:30 PM ET

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After a May Day blog post about his new look, John Mayer — and his new feathered ’80s-haircut–headed out to New York’s Soho Friday night, still talking about, yes, his newly shorn tresses. “I want everyone who reads PEOPLE magazine to know how important this haircut is,” Mayer said outside the Comedy Cellar after performing a private performance standup routine inside. “It’s important because it draws people together. Feel it. Run your fingers through my hair, and tell me what it feels like.” And hair was the only topic on Mayer’s mind, having brushed off questions about his Miami weekend with Jennifer Aniston, saying, “Forget about blogs.” Instead, Mayer took this reporter’s hand and insisted that she run her fingers through his hair again — and again. “Run your fingers through it all the way and describe what it feels like,” he said, before demanding, “Now, write a haiku about what my hair feels like.” It couldn’t be done on the spot. “That’s the thing,” he said. “No one can do it,” before climbing into the front seat of his car and driving away. Tell us:Can you write a haiku about John Mayer’s hair?

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anonymous on

Um…. he is so weird……

Brianna on

Thick and silky
His hair is reminescent
Of the eighties.

That’s my Haiku!

sara on

Haiku for your hair
it is such a wonderland
Plagiarism feels great!

Amanda on

Sometimes he is weird but he is just so hot.

susieq on

Long soft tresses
silk worms weaving
john Mayer’s hair

valerie brin on

Well he doesnt look bad with this haircut but i have to say i prefer him with his curly locks even though john still looks hot.

giannakali on

that’s brilliant

m. on

softer hair softens the face
but is it worth all
of the hype surrounding it

Whatever on

Hey there John Mayer
Get over your stupid hair
You’re not that special

Jane on

woooooow….obsessed?

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