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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Dawn Coller-Rogers on

Fingers Running, Toss

Sweete Lorraine nineteen
Seventy four cut so too
Blissed dries spring dawn walks

A+J on

Thick, wavy and brown
If only I could touch it
Thank you for him, God.

Nicole on

Is he on drugs or does he need to be?

Joy on

Feathery and brown
not so Michael J. Fox as
it is Rick Springfield

Joy on

Feathery and brown
not as Michael J. Fox as
it is Rick Springfield

sassybelle on

he’s full of hot air
to think that he might deserve
a poem about hair

Ang on

Haiku for John Mayer

Big head, feathered hair
Ego and publicity
Silken confidence

Anonymous on

Is it just me or is he incredibly full of himself?

Ang on

Alternate Haiku for John

Silken chocolate
How can one describe it else
Let your fingers play

Kim on

silky 80’s hair
and my plastic in the dirt
keep it real, John M.

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