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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2014, 06:41:05 PM »
Satanist forum
Black and red pentagrams there
my head really hurts

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2014, 06:45:54 PM »
What that forum lacks
Are some colourful haikus
Whiskey and lemons
Give no mercy to your fear.



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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2014, 08:12:52 AM »
Creationists
What a mystery they are
Debating donkey
Give no mercy to your fear.



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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2014, 05:01:13 PM »
Creationists
What a mystery they are
Debating donkey

You are hereby banned
Haiku rules are 5 7 5
Check your syllables
...inhabitants are, as the man once said, 'whores, pimps, gamblers, and sons of bitches,' by which he meant everybody. Had the man looked through another peephole he might have said, 'saints and angels and martyrs and holy men,' and he would have meant the same thing.”

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2014, 05:29:23 PM »
The Asmo is pleased
With the blood of His enemies
Serving as ketchup

 >:(.
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wrath and dark clouds gather force.
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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2014, 08:10:59 PM »
Haikerick

There was an old man
Of Devizes, whose bollocks
Were different sizes:

The one which was small
Was no good at all, but the
The other won sev ....

Damn!  It won't quite fit.

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2014, 08:20:42 PM »
Creationists
What a mystery they are
Debating donkey

You are hereby banned
Haiku rules are 5 7 5
Check your syllables

Oh creationists
Let me bend the rules a bit
Poetic license
Give no mercy to your fear.



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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2014, 08:37:10 PM »
Haikerick

There was an old man
Of Devizes, whose bollocks
Were different sizes:

The one which was small
Was no good at all, but the
The other won sev ....

Damn!  It won't quite fit.
The Asmo can use His Divine Powers of Ignoring Convention to insert eral prizes for you.
In Asmo's grey lump,
wrath and dark clouds gather force.
Luxembourg trembles.

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2014, 08:47:25 PM »
Thank you, O Grey One.  Please do. :)

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2014, 10:43:10 AM »
Creationists
What a mystery they are
Debating donkey

You are hereby banned
Haiku rules are 5 7 5
Check your syllables

Oh creationists
Let me bend the rules a bit
Poetic license

Creationistses
I liked the earth before it was cool.

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #25 on: October 22, 2015, 01:45:48 PM »
I spent the day in
aisle 6, cold flu remedies,
wellness boxed, bottled.
...inhabitants are, as the man once said, 'whores, pimps, gamblers, and sons of bitches,' by which he meant everybody. Had the man looked through another peephole he might have said, 'saints and angels and martyrs and holy men,' and he would have meant the same thing.”

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #26 on: October 22, 2015, 03:59:38 PM »
I took a long pole
And shoved it up this bloke's arse.
"Yaroogh!" he loudly cried.

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #27 on: October 22, 2015, 08:35:34 PM »
Mankind runs amok
Violence and fury rule
The stars are not moved

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #28 on: October 23, 2015, 02:49:50 PM »
Beginning at last
Mess up, don't forget to learn
Then begin again

Always question all authorities because the authority you don't question is the most dangerous... except me, never question me.

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Re: Haiku Thread
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2017, 05:45:56 PM »
A British schoolgirl, Grace Starkey, from Stroud, a market town I know well not far from where I live, is the first non-Japanese to win in the English section of a major haiku competition in Japan.

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Gracie, who is 14, beat 18,247 other entries to win the English category in the 28th Ito En Oi Ocha New Haiku Contest, which attracts almost two million entries.

It seems there have been other haikus written in English, but all by Japanese poets.

Her entry was:

Freshly mown grass
clinging to my shoes
my muddled thoughts


Her haiku does not follow the traditional pattern, but it seems that content can win over form, a poet commented that it would resonate with the Japanese mind. It obviously did!

I will admit that I have trouble with this form of poetry but that does not prevent me appreciating her acheivement.
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