Haiku Train

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Boat » Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:22 pm

Good for chewing too
preferably after dark,
fangs aint what they used to be.

Edit: I've messed up. Which has led to Pauline messing up. My fault entirely. I finished my last line with seven syllables instead of five...I'm a twit. :oops:

Can I change the last line to 'with my dentures in'?
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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Pauline » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:03 pm

Fangs ain't what they used to be.
Sugar stole my smile.
There's not a bar in the grate.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by ton321 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 3:02 am

There's not a bar in the grate.
Rain has issued its final demands-
wet leaves like letters.
Counting the beats,
Counting the slow heart beats,
The bleeding to death of time in slow heart beats,
Wakeful they lie.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Boat » Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:14 pm

Wet leaves like letters,
like letters soaked in fat blood.
High cholesterol.
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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Katherine » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:23 pm

High cholesterol –
A new thing to scare us all,
back in the 80's.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by nar » Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:39 pm

Backin' the eighties
stars was brilliant, better than
Sat alight of Love...
War does not determine who is right - only who is left. (Bertrand Russell)

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by k-j » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:58 am

Sat alight of Love:
tell Emma tree is fruiting
like a mushroom farm.
fine words butter no parsnips

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Boat » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:17 pm

Like a mushroom farm,
just keep piling on the shit.
Sit and watch 'em bloom.
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Re: Haiku Train

Post by trobbo44 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:34 am

Dog upon my lap
Cat purring in the corner
Goldfish swims in bowl

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by TonyMac » Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:31 pm

Goldfish swims in bowl
each time he passes a rock
says that's a surprise
All that I had I brought,
Little enough I know;
A poor rhyme roughly wrought,
A rose to match thy snow:
All that I had I brought.
(Ernest Dowson 1867 - 1900)

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Crayon » Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:42 pm

Boat wrote:Like a mushroom farm,
just keep piling on the shit.
Sit and watch 'em bloom.
sit and watch them bloom
till the ages weary truth ~
remembrance condemns
wisteria
glares mauve ~
sleepless dawn

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Pauline » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:20 pm

Remembrance condemns
your slurred whisperings of love
as a health hazzard.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by k-j » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:07 pm

As a health hazard
it's hard to improve upon
eating yellow snow.
fine words butter no parsnips

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Crayon » Thu Nov 17, 2016 3:45 am

eating yellow snow ~
a gateway habit that ends
in golden showers
wisteria
glares mauve ~
sleepless dawn

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by JJWilliamson » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:30 pm

In golden showers
I placed my frizzante trust.
It's piss poor vino.
Long time a child and still a child

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Crayon » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:54 pm

it's piss poor vino
for the remains of our days ~
celebration's end
wisteria
glares mauve ~
sleepless dawn

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by JJWilliamson » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:41 pm

Celebration's end
toss pots and mornings brighten
shake their heady days
Long time a child and still a child

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by sphynx » Wed May 31, 2017 3:59 am

shake their heady days
of ale and debauchery -
now their taps are bare

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by bjondon » Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:33 pm

now their taps are bare
uncloaked messages spilling
from my crystal set

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Macavity » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:10 pm

from my crystal set
fractured faces fire islanders'
fears of winter nights

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by sleepystupid » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:15 pm

fears of winter nights
deciduous signs, beware
they always know first.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Luce » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:30 am

they always know first
when to hatch or stay low
in the still water
"She acts like summer, walks like rain." - Train

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by sleepystupid » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:13 am

in the still water
an ingress of chemicals
we reap what we sow.

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by Macavity » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:29 pm

we reap what we sow
in graveyard soil made fertile
with bone symmetry

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Re: Haiku Train

Post by JJWilliamson » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:01 pm

With bone symmetry
the three bears construct
a grisly house.
Long time a child and still a child

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