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The form of a woman persists in obsessing the mind of a man.

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: HAIKU
vertical line Posted on Feb.09.2007 @ 04:26PM EDT by HarryB

To demonstrate how one might use ones mental faculties creatively, and by way of atonement (for those who think they subscribe to such vanity), I now offer a favorite haiku:

leaflet about

behaviour on the streets –

the wind feels it all over

© Anatoly Kudryavitsky, 2005

Best, neurotic wishes,

Harry


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Reply from boymonk
Feb.09.2007
04:33PM EDT 
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Isn’t it great,

aren’t we a päir?

me in this silly suit… you in midair.

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Reply from HarryB
Feb.09.2007
04:37PM EDT 
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Whoa!...Don't drop me, Mohammed!

Regards,

H.

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Reply from HarryB
Feb.09.2007
05:23PM EDT 
vertical line http://www.haikucircus.com/first.htm
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Reply from boymonk
Feb.09.2007
05:39PM EDT 
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Isn’t it rich,

aren’t you a queer?

d i d   I   j u s t   a s k   t h a t   o u t   l o u d ?

sorry, my dear.

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Reply from HarryB
Feb.09.2007
05:50PM EDT 
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No need to apologise my good Minimonk, our mind does these little things.

seeing gaps

    in everything:

the cat

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Reply from boymonk
Feb.09.2007
06:50PM EDT 
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Isn’t it  c r a c k e d ,

don’t we despair,

me in this miniskin  --  you out-of-air?

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Reply from HarryB
Feb.09.2007
06:59PM EDT 
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Oh, don't take our ill fitting leotards too seriously:

the night,

   spilling stars

              into the bay

Regards,

H.

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Reply from boymonk
Feb.09.2007
07:15PM EDT 
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Kindest regards,

to shooting stars,

my mother asked, “grapefruit?”  I answered… * y e s ,   p l e a s e *

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Reply from -----0
Feb.10.2007
03:07PM EDT 
vertical line more haiku, please
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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.10.2007
03:11PM EDT 
Email Woodsman
vertical line sorry, we're all out... come again tomorrow.

how's that?
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Reply from HarryB
Feb.10.2007
03:44PM EDT 
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Reassuringly typical.

Regards,

H.

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Reply from -----0
Feb.10.2007
03:49PM EDT 
vertical line never comes, tomorrow
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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.10.2007
04:08PM EDT 
Email Woodsman
vertical line It's the best, I could undo.
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.03.2013
09:34PM EDT 
vertical line Raindrops world.
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.04.2013
09:19AM EDT 
vertical line i like haiku think its a great way of explaining the point. didn't realise this topic was 6 years old. respect.
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Reply from boymonk
Apr.04.2013
03:24PM EDT 
vertical line Ain't it a bitch,

the smiles disrepair,

why am I frowning,

without a care?


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Reply from boymonk
Apr.04.2013
05:18PM EDT 
vertical line Isn't it best,

Why ever undo,

Me in this monkey suit, you in mid-career.
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Reply from boymonk
Apr.04.2013
10:11PM EDT 
vertical line Haven't you felt,

combing your hair,

me in this barbers shop, you in fixed stare.
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.05.2013
01:07AM EDT 
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HUANG SHAN
(Yellow Mountain Haiku II)

Misty autumn morning
Solitary tree
Marvelous!
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.05.2013
03:14AM EDT 
vertical line oh yes,
words are such fun
we sit here laughing
you carry on.
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.05.2013
03:50AM EDT 
vertical line as real as it seems,
until you wake up
and dream
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.05.2013
03:52AM EDT 
vertical line flute plays
eyes close
baby wakes
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Reply from cinchona
Apr.05.2013
10:58AM EDT 
vertical line Looks like heaven
in your barbers chair
but when winters here
your head will be bare.

ok ok i'm just a beginner, however
intrigued by your thought
to disrepair the never.

tuna
in the net
he knows
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