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message 1: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
here's a haiku game,
if anyone wants to play,
the rules are simple

Just make last lines first.
We'll start with the following
haiku from threadless:

haikus are easy
but sometimes they don't make sense
refrigerators




message 2: by Robbie (last edited Jan 08, 2008 02:57PM) (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments refrigerators
milk is frozen, ice cream not
off to Sears again



message 3: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
off to Sears again
gift certificate in hand
hello new tv


message 4: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (songgirl7) Hello new TV
I love your giant picture
Makes me feel I'm there


message 5: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Makes me feel I'm there
When I'm caught in a good book
such concentration


message 6: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Such concentration
in the 'nerd room.' He'll say, "Hey!"
for a start and gasp




message 7: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments for a start and gasp
no one needs to eat my peach
moon beams are happy


message 8: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
moon beams are happy
ever dance with the devil?
the dark night returns


message 9: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments The dark night returns
A shot rings out, it's stormy
Once upon a time


message 10: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments once upon a time
a dog ate my book report
put that in your pipe


message 11: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments put that in your pipe
and smoke it as you gallop
such a macho man


message 12: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
such a macho man
snow-suit up! it's going to
be legendary!


message 13: by Alison (new)

Alison Be legendary!
There's no time like the present.
Time waits for no man.


message 14: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Time waits for no man
I spend lots of time waiting
Because I love him



message 15: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 25 comments Because I love him
I am all smiles when I see
how happy he is


message 16: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments how happy he is
lifts my soul to the heavens
I can fly away


message 17: by Arctic (last edited Jan 14, 2008 09:28PM) (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
original:
I can fly away
Oh! I want to get away!
bad songs say so much

revised:
I can fly away
and the refrigerator's
a moderator.


message 18: by whichwaydidshego? (last edited Jan 15, 2008 03:46AM) (new)

whichwaydidshego? (whichwaydidshego) A moderator
Has trouble dispelling hurt
In large goodreads groups.

*sorry... didn't know I was in a game thread. Thanks for saving me!


message 19: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
In large goodreads groups
like yours, trouble won't last long
Gilmore girls are strong


message 20: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Gilmore Girls are strong
Coffee drinking, book toting,
fast talking women


message 21: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments fast talking women
breaking my heart wide open
my heart is broken


whichwaydidshego? (whichwaydidshego) my heart is broken
and my pocketbook is dead
thanks to the bastard


message 23: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Thanks to the bastard
He has liberated me
New life called my own


message 24: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments New life called my own
not knowing a single soul
I relocated


message 25: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
I relocated
the box of Girl Scout cookies
No cookies for him


message 26: by Korie (new)

Korie Brown (DrBrown) fast talking women
suddenly become quiet
at the library


message 27: by Alison (last edited Jan 15, 2008 05:13PM) (new)

Alison No cookies for him
She smiles, hides behind locked door.
This pantry is dark.


message 28: by Meghan (new)

Meghan This pantry is dark.
I thought this was the restroom
I need GPS


message 29: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments I need GPS
the soft spoken lady speaks
I just turn the wheel


message 30: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments I just turn the wheel
the squeak keeps people awake
Hamster exercise


message 31: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 25 comments Hamster exercise
purely for love of the game:
this race never ends


message 32: by Alison (last edited Jan 16, 2008 11:51AM) (new)

Alison Rachel beat me to that one by one minute! :)

This race never ends.
Swoosh! Another passes by.
I think I want out.


message 33: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
I think I want out
of this song that never ends
it goes on and on


I have another game I was thinking of starting, but it's neverending as well and a little more difficult.


message 34: by Meghan (new)

Meghan it goes on and on
like my favorite uno game
let's start a new one


message 35: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (songgirl7) Let's start a new one
This fire is dying out and
I'm shivering, cold

(1 syllable for "fire")


message 36: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments I'm shivering, cold
the old north star is shining
tears form in my eyes


message 37: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Tears form in my eyes
Dang these onions hurt! Please pass
me the kleenex box


message 38: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (songgirl7) "me the kleenex box"
is a really weird line to
try and use again


message 39: by Arctic (last edited Jan 18, 2008 10:28PM) (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
try and use again
reduce, reuse, recycle
try and use again


message 40: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments try and use again
fussy fickle fountain pen
it must have *some* ink



message 41: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
it must have *some* ink
it's an ink blot for pete's sake
butterfly effect


message 42: by Meghan (new)

Meghan butterfly effect
was a scary movie. He
married Demi Moore


message 43: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments married Demi Moore
David Addison is gone
a marriage dies hard


message 44: by Meghan (new)

Meghan a marriage dies hard
true love lost, hearts need mending
only over time


message 45: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments only over time
gravity does its magic
on my body parts


message 46: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
on my body parts
the henna leaves its burnt marks
fading day by day


message 47: by Rachel (last edited Feb 10, 2008 12:50PM) (new)

Rachel | 25 comments fading day by day,
interest in our game yields
to shiny and new

2/10/2008: Doh - edited post to remove the extra syllable from my last line. I blame my cold meds for this error.


message 48: by Meghan (new)

Meghan the shiny and new
Lo and behold! It is my
gadget of the week


message 49: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
gadget of the week
schedule events on goodreads!
spam glorious spam


message 50: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments spam glorious spam
loved by Monty Python fans
what a fun jingle!


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