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635661.  Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:43 am Reply with quote

Not thinking at times
Is the most serious of crimes.
(Like my haiku rhymes?)

Spud McLaren
647762.  Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:16 pm Reply with quote

Christmas is coming
the goose is getting thinner
damn this recession!

647879.  Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:26 pm Reply with quote

Doglet is circling
his dish with two hot pork chops
and bites. Bliss: cool water!

1013543.  Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:03 am Reply with quote

The deadly power of the Haiku

1030490.  Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:13 pm Reply with quote

At this site you can make your own tanka (like a haiku, but five lines: 5-7-5-7-7) in Japanese (click on "Explore the Scroll" and then "Create your own poem"). They only have set phrases you can choose from to construct your poem (they have to since it's in old Japanese), but it makes your poem sound very authentic.

And the obligatory haiku:
そのサイト (so no sa i to) = At that site
短歌作れる (ta n ka tsu ku re ru) = You can make a tanka
してみてね! (shi te mi te ne!) = Try it!

1073903.  Tue May 13, 2014 6:13 am Reply with quote

Seven syllables
it's not there, you put it here
on the middle line

1073908.  Tue May 13, 2014 7:06 am Reply with quote

For this time of year in Australia: (and when I venture out between 6-6.30am for the newspaper - it's a trick now to see the rolled up bundle among the liquidambar leaves on the driveway.)

Falling autumn leaves,
Golden yellow, red and brown,
Crunching underfoot.

1077581.  Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:48 pm Reply with quote

Once upon a time
Happily ever after
Disney owns that now

Five, seven and five
Give seventeen syllables
Primeval format

1213380.  Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:10 am Reply with quote

Timelord Doctor Who
Has a TARDIS that is blue
This is a Whoku

1289211.  Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:54 am Reply with quote

Haiku haunts Harry's
Hypnogogic holiday

1289279.  Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:50 pm Reply with quote

An apostrophe
At the start of the third line
Would have been more droll

1289284.  Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:27 pm Reply with quote

bobwilson is right
Punctuation would have made
A big difference

1289350.  Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:31 pm Reply with quote

So much depends on
whether difference has two
syllables or three

1289737.  Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:02 am Reply with quote

Don't diss this poem:

1289756.  Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:16 am Reply with quote

Ooh well counted!


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