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Haiku.

Postby Kawa » Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:35 am UTC

There's a thread for poems
called limericks. Therefore
this thread's for haiku.
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Postby chrispy1 » Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:43 am UTC

I am sitting here
Pain in my head is great
I miss my wife now.


To write Haiku - hard
To understand it, moreso
Ah! I wrote one now!
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby Kawa » Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:50 am UTC

Thanks for haiku, sir
I appreciate someone
Stopping by the thread

I got idea
From game 'Kingdom of Loathing'
which has haiku chat.

Kingdom of Loathing
is filled with haiku; there's a
chat, dungeon, and more.
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Postby japanese_jew » Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:11 am UTC

//This is English! Give me a lune!

lunes help the soul more
they feel loved.
I know they do now

There's no time to waste
neither the time nor the place
Is it haiku time?

//A Found Poem, slightly altered for 5-7-5 form, won't fit into three separate thoughts. Either that or I'm lazy.

itty-bitty grilled
onions that will just explode
like flavor crystals
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Postby MathBOB » Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:45 pm UTC

There once was a man
He had lived in Nantucket
That story is bad.

Limericks are fun, too
Perverse and naught and wrong
Strange to see them here

From Ozy and Millie: (http://www.ozyandmillie.org)
Had you a day job
I would tell you as a friend
Not to give it up

One time I ate dirt
Why did I do such a thing?
Because it's tasty

Productivity
Is fleeting, illusory
In the end, we're dust

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Postby kbltd » Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:58 pm UTC

June heat. She wore white;
The soft curve of each breast formed
A summer snowdrift.

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Postby Narsil » Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:10 pm UTC

sunshine cascading
happiness abound
it's pretty damn gay
Spoiler:
EsotericWombat wrote:MORE JUNK THAN YOUR BODY HAS ROOM FOR

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Oh... that.

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Postby kbltd » Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:05 pm UTC

There was an old man
of Peru, whose limericks
were in haiku. He

said with a laugh, "I
cut them in half. The pay is
much better for two."

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Postby Col. Mustard » Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:15 pm UTC

Internet fora
taking up all of my time
work is incomplete

Raptor invasion
run quickly or die slowly
from their vicious bite

New job I just found
I work hard, but it's worth it
yay! beer on weekends

With haiku I'm done
but, more will come later on
when boredom returns

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Postby Tokumei » Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:37 am UTC

Sometimes Haiku's just
don't make any sence at all
Refridgerator.

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Postby joeframbach » Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:40 am UTC

Hot, wet, and naked.
I am taking a shower.
Wash, rinse, and repeat.

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Postby japanese_jew » Thu Jul 26, 2007 4:07 am UTC

Sense has two s's.
I count your syllables.
Beware Count JJ.

I swear I'll nitpick
Eventually you'll fall
You shall change. Narsil
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Postby pollywog » Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:01 am UTC

Haiku are hard to
form in the English language
ka kite ano
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Postby __Kit » Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:26 am UTC

5, 7, 5 - correct?'
haiku about haikus
that is trippy, man
=]

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Postby pruwyben » Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:28 am UTC

a standard haiku
has seventeen syllables
this one's no diff'rent

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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:02 am UTC

haiku everywhere
more intellectual
than limericks are

*****

a cup of coffee
strong black very hot
like queen latifah

*****

Star Trek Voyager
Worst of all TV series
Yet I sit and watch
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
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Postby parkaboy » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:07 am UTC

attempted to write
a haiku for your pleasure
but you cant make me conform to your ridgid structure! DAMN THE MAN! SAVE THE EMPIRE!
i fail at haiku.

*snerkgiggle*
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:18 am UTC

i laugh heartily
apocralypse conforms not
raptors shall avenge
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby parkaboy » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:28 am UTC

ah, but you see, sir
apocralypse IS raptor
and we can write as
many syllables
as we like. Theres no point to
arguing with us
except, perhaps the
terrifyingly razor
sharp point of our claws.
i merely follow
the format here to put your
human brain at ease
and to show that we,
raptors are far better at
haiku than mammals.
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:42 am UTC

raptors shall avenge
insolent apocraplypse
has to learn haiku
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby fjafjan » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:49 am UTC

chrispy1 wrote:Star Trek Voyager
Worst of all TV series
Yet I sit and watch

Shut your fucking mouth
Voyager is king of all
Mostly the Doctor
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:53 am UTC

fjanfan needs to have
his eyes checked as he does not
know meaning of shit

:P
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
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Postby Arabella » Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:44 am UTC

Tokumei wrote:Sometimes Haiku's just
don't make any sence at all
Refridgerator.


I was waiting for
this one to arise in here
but i know it as:

Haikus are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense
Refrigerator

http://www.threadless.com/product/623/Haikus_are_easy_but

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Postby The Lone Lynx » Thu Jul 26, 2007 4:24 pm UTC

Some haikus are fun
Some make you imagine things
This one does neither.
Tethered to the stars.

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Postby Zohar » Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:45 pm UTC

I was going to
post Arabella's haiku
but was beat to it

Better luck next time,
I'll have to think of something
more original

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Postby Arabella » Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:39 pm UTC

Because having had
Now three people trying to
post the same haiku...

it is a true case
of originality
from the people here

(I am sure my extreme use of enjambement is cheating, and no way am i putting that in Haiku form)

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Postby redthegreat » Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:44 pm UTC

I can not write one
I do not like haiku much
so i shall stop now

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Postby chilibaka » Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:59 pm UTC

This kind of talking
Reminds me of a kingdom
Where people do loathe

Edit: Added a syllable to the last line. People happy now?
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Postby jinzougen » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:12 pm UTC

A lot of you don't seem to realize that haiku's are more than just writing a 17-syllable sentence and then breaking it up at the correct word boundaries.

Your haikus all suck.
Phrases should fit on the lines.
Go back to pre-school.
Once bread becomes toast, it can never be bread again.

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Postby Kawa » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:13 pm UTC

chilibaka wrote:This kind of talking
Reminds me of a kingdom
Where people loathe


I have to admit
It's where I got the idea
I quite like that game.

Twenty two days till
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and I meet again!
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:23 pm UTC

May I present SPAMku - That's right ladies and gentlemen, a site dedicated to Haiku about Spam (the meat, not the email....)

My favourite:

Millions starve in Chad.
U.S. sends massive SPAM aid.
Millions starve in Chad.
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby Kawa » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:24 pm UTC

chrispy1 wrote:May I present SPAMku - That's right ladies and gentlemen, a site dedicated to Haiku about Spam (the meat, not the email....)

My favourite:

Millions starve in Chad.
U.S. sends massive SPAM aid.
Millions starve in Chad.


Sorry, not haiku.
Haiku doesn't rhyme at all.
I'm sorry it fails.
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:27 pm UTC

i did not realise
chad and aid were rhyming words
thank God it's not mine
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby Kawa » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:28 pm UTC

chrispy1 wrote:i did not realise
chad and aid were rhyming words
thank God it's not mine

Chad rhymes with itself.
It's not your fault so it's fine.
Just know for later.
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Postby chrispy1 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:31 pm UTC

If its the same word
Does it really rhyme itself
I will have to think
Narsil wrote:For the record, I am not:
b)obsessed with penii, I just have bad luck and they follow me everywh...

SpitValve wrote:And as for Optimus being influenced by Buddhism, I severly doubt it.

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Postby QuantumTroll » Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:32 am UTC

jag lovade en
japansk jude att skriva
dålig svensk haiku

*For Japanese_Jew

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Postby Keroppi » Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:17 am UTC

worker bees can leave
even drones can fly away
the bee is their slave.


ok, I stole it, but... It's good. :)

eyebrow to eyebrow
a small road in the middle
I need some tweezers.

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Postby parkaboy » Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:54 am UTC

jinzougen wrote:A lot of you don't seem to realize that haiku's are more than just writing a 17-syllable sentence and then breaking it up at the correct word boundaries.

Your haikus all suck.
Phrases should fit on the lines.
Go back to pre-school.


hai·ku –noun, plural -ku for 2. 1. a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
2. a poem written in this form.
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[Origin: 1895–1900; < Japn, equiv. to hai(kai) haikai + ku stanza; see hokku]

well thats what i got for a definition. i dont see anything about syllabic boundaries.
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Postby Keroppi » Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:27 am UTC

apocralypse wrote:
jinzougen wrote:A lot of you don't seem to realize that haiku's are more than just writing a 17-syllable sentence and then breaking it up at the correct word boundaries.

Your haikus all suck.
Phrases should fit on the lines.
Go back to pre-school.


hai·ku –noun, plural -ku for 2. 1. a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
2. a poem written in this form.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[Origin: 1895–1900; < Japn, equiv. to hai(kai) haikai + ku stanza; see hokku]

well thats what i got for a definition. i dont see anything about syllabic boundaries.


I actually agree with jin, though. They're just better when each line is actually a phrase.

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Postby Mittins » Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:26 pm UTC

Watch the stars come out.
One, two, they come out and play.
They brighten the night.


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