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Haiku Fridays

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RHommel

So, every Friday on Facebook... a growing number of my real life friends are participating in what one of them has deemed "Haiku Fridays". They are nothing like actual haiku, except that they have the correct syllable count in English. I'm going to start doing this with them... here is the latest from one of my friends.

 

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haikus are easy

but sometimes they don't make sense

refrigerator

 

~Robyne Aument

 

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I love my silly, goofy friends. They make life worth living!!

 

~Rachel

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tonyv

Thanks for sharing this idea, Rachel. These things can be fun. We had one going called "Sentences that make no sense." I had fun with that one. And of course, there's the haiku train in member poetry, too!

 

Tony

 

 

I'll move this topic to the Poetry Playground.

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RHommel
I'll move this topic to the Poetry Playground.

 

Great! I wasn't sure where to put it... thanks!

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Frank E Gibbard

My entry for Friday haikus albeit on Wednesday:

 

,

Take a haiku down

Dictated the poet to bimbo, Miss Jones.

 

I'm not that sort of girl, she said.

 

(good idea and fun)

Edited by Frank E Gibbard

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rumisong

back in the saddle

horsing around a smacking

instigated thrall

 

 

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Tinker

Rachel, I liked this idea from the start but when Fridays rolled around, again and again I simply forgot to implement.

Rumi, I love the "horsing around". Fun haiku.

I am afraid my offering today isn't all that fun but it is on the fly. My To Do list is lengthy and weighs heavily. I treat myself with poetry breaks and come here after I've completed an objective. My tasks are so large that I have to break them into objectives and try to feel a sense of accomplishment for each step. Playing on the forum is my reward.

day off from office
pull weeds, clean house, pay bills
Friday haiku break
                 ---------- --jvg

~~Tink

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rumisong

 

 

no haiku tonight

patient hungry cows waiting

for the dinner bell

 

 

 

 

 

HungryCows-1.jpg

 

 

Left to right:

Tap, Boidheach (pronounced "Baw'- ya" so Im told), and Liam (aka "Buddy")

Edited by rumisong

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rumisong

 

missed haiku friday

a senryu about haiku

he's at it again

 

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Tinker

fingers on keyboard
haiku Friday on Saturday
goats ate my roses
---tink

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Tinker

new Friday haiku
on rainy Sunday afternoon
Lakers win again

---Tink

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Tinker

gray Monday begins
count down to haiku Friday
bills wait to be paid

---Tink

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Tinker

guests arrive early
for Taco Tuesday party
haikus on hold
--- Tink

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Tinker

wet Wednesday
half way to haiku Friday
ants in the mud room

---Tink

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Tinker

this Thursday I post
last haiku before Friday
robin pecks at window

---Tink

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Tinker

free Nook book
every Friday morning
behind in reading

---Tink

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Tinker

rain slicked two lane road
prinked with golden fallen leaves
doe with fawn watches

~~~Tink

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Tinker

hung over from
Thursday's Thanksgiving feast
Friday fizzled

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Tinker

turkeyed out
after week of leftovers
steak on the grill

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Tinker

flour and nuts
sprinkled across kitchen floor
cookies in oven

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Tinker

silver and gold balls
hang low on green Christmas tree
toddler finds treasure

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Tinker

Thank God it's Friday,.
six hours left til ME time.
How can I help you?

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Tinker

sound of garbage truck
breaks the silence of morning
sweet smell of roses
                        ~~jvg

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Tinker

bright computer screen
illuminates morning quest
poems writ and read

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Frank E Gibbard

Tinker tailor spy

John le Carré novel

oh soldier forgot

 

(got your name in Tink you haiku supremo). regards, Frank.

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