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message 1: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Add one line to each
unfinished haiku above
Then start a new one.

What does this mean?

Poster A: Posts the first line to a haiku
Poster B: Adds the second line to A's haiku, and begins his own haiku
Poster C: Finishes A's haiku, continues B's haiku and starts his own haiku.

First haiku will start with this line:

haiku game take two


message 2: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments I love these games, happy me

can i play all day


message 3: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
haiku game take two
I love these games, happy me
first haiku complete

can I play all day
or must I go back to work
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it's a Kodak world
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message 4: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments can I play all day
or must I go back to work
play all day it is

it's a Kodak world
the digital age creeps in
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my head is spinning
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message 5: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
it's a Kodak world
the digital age creeps in
singularity

my head is spinning
out of control. when will this
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leaving las vegas
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message 6: by Meghan (new)

Meghan my head is spinning
out of control. when will this
giant pill kick in?

leaving las vegas
should Cage have won an Oscar?
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wind chill leaves me cold
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message 7: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments leaving las vegas
should Cage have won an Oscar?
he played a good drunk

wind chill leaves me cold
but sledding is so much fun
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a bowl of jello
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message 8: by Meghan (new)

Meghan wind chill leaves me cold
but sledding is so much fun
mittens keep me warm

a bowl of jello
always room, slides down the cracks
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be my valentine
.....
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message 9: by Ed (new)

Ed | 11 comments a bowl of jello
always room, slides down the cracks
my life is happy

...

be my valentine
i know you know i love you

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puppy smiling when


message 10: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments be my valentine
i know you know i love you
cupid pierced my heart

puppy smiling when
he pees on the raspberries
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snow like fine powder
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message 11: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
puppy smiling when
he pees on the raspberries
blowing in the wind

snow like fine powder
covers the field. Poor Seahawks
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a pocket full of
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message 12: by Meghan (new)

Meghan snow like fine powder
covers the field. Poor Seahawks
Superbowl cursed you

a pocket full of
rye, four and twenty blackbirds
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Steam buns make me smile
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message 13: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
a pocket full of
rye, four and twenty blackbirds
and beer...in a tree.

Steam buns make me smile
Asparagus makes me frown
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butterfly kisses
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message 14: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 25 comments Steam buns make me smile
Asparagus makes me frown
Cookies make me drool

butterfly kisses
whisper lightly at my cheek
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Homer J. Simpson
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message 15: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments butterfly kisses
whisper lightly at my cheek
my whole world is changed

Homer J. Simpson
Mowing Ned's lawn in a dress
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A sunny Sunday
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message 16: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Homer J. Simpson
Mowing Ned's lawn in a dres
Cowabunga Dude

A sunny Sunday
Two cherries on a sundae
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Jello Makes Me Laugh
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message 17: by Arctic (last edited Jan 29, 2008 01:47PM) (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
A sunny Sunday
Two cherries on a sundae
Everyday is like...

Jello Makes Me Laugh
Orangutangs make me cry
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Joshua Giraffe
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message 18: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Jello Makes Me Laugh
Orangutans make me cry
Snakes make my skin crawl

Joshua Giraffe
Jogged joyously to the gym
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Pronunciation
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message 19: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Joshua Giraffe
Jogged joyously to the gym
Jumping jacks with Janet

Pronunciation
You say "tow-may-toe", I say
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Watermelon juice
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message 20: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Pronunciation
You say "tow-may-toe," I say
Pass the ketchup, please

Watermelon juice
Helps seeds slide over your tongue
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Rain goes pitter-pat
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message 21: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Watermelon juice
Helps seeds slide over your tongue,
down, and down again.

Rain goes pitter-pat
on a hot tin roof. The steam
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red pill or blue pill?
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message 22: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Rain goes pitter-pat
on a hot tin roof. The steam
(poetic love phrase)

red pill or blue pill?
angina or nausea?
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Chubby puppy breath
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message 23: by becca (new)

becca (beccalamb) | 1 comments red pill or blue pill?
angina or nausea?
side effects for both.


Chubby puppy breath
shocks my nasal cavities
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procrastination
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message 24: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Chubby puppy breath
shocks my nasal cavities
where are the milk bones?

procrastination
is opportunity's death
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Super Tuesday ends
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message 25: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments procrastination
is opportunity's death
or an extra nap

Super Tuesday ends
Hooray! The Patriots lost!
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Ashes to ashes
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message 26: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Super Tuesday ends
Hooray! The Patriots lost!
Chomsky would be proud.

Ashes to ashes
Dust to dust. You've got to be
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Happy Valentines
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message 27: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments lol--just wanted to note that I did catch this morning that I mixed up Super Tuesday with the Super Bowl--heh, didn't really follow either one!

Oh, and Chomsky...I No-am!

Okay, now follow from Heather's (Artic) Haiku.




message 28: by Rachel (last edited Feb 10, 2008 01:05PM) (new)

Rachel | 25 comments Ashes to ashes
Dust to dust. You've got to be
strong for those still here

Happy Valentines
Day of desire, whispered words
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cracked china cup
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Here's my alternate take on the Super Bowl/Super Tuesday one:

Super Tuesday ends
Hooray! the Patriots lost!
So did Huckabee


message 29: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Happy Valentines
Day of desire, whispered words
Hot chocolate kisses

cracked china cup
future foretold by tea leaves
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Pinky and The Brain
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message 30: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments cracked china cup
future foretold by tea leaves
destiny awaits

Pinky and The Brain
try to take over the world
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slushy sidewalk snow
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message 31: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 25 comments Pinky and The Brain
try to take over the world
Same plan ev'ry night

slushy sidewalk snow
clean white streets, potholes hidden
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Wishing I was tall
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message 32: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments slushy sidewalk snow
clean white streets, potholes hidden
winter in Pittsburgh

Wishing I was tall
so I wouldn't have to stretch
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crumbs on the sofa
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message 33: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Wishing I was tall
so I wouldn't have to stretch
to reach the cookies

crumbs on the sofa
loose change under the cushions
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swaying in the wind
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message 34: by Meghan (new)

Meghan crumbs on the sofa
loose change under the cushions
Aha! The remote!

swaying in the wind
the cradle will rock, and down
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over the mountain
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message 35: by [deleted user] (new)

over the mountain
sweeps the fiercest foe of all
Alberta clipper


Barren hotel walls
Work travel depresses me
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cuddled with my dogs
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message 36: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Barren hotel walls
Work travel depresses me
No time for the beach


cuddled with my dogs
I feel snug and warm and loved
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Annoying potholes
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message 37: by Jo (new)

Jo (maelstrom) cuddled with my dogs
I feel snug and warm and loved
Sighing happy breaths


Annoying potholes
I drive like a spawning fish
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Fog shadow covers
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message 38: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Fog shadow covers
the hills like a down blanket
Trees can snuggle in


The red book beckons
I push temptation away
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Sweet smelling roses
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message 39: by [deleted user] (new)

The red book beckons
I push temptation away
Must do dishes first

Sweet smelling roses
Red, yellow, pink, white, and bronze
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Seventeen degrees
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message 40: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Sweet smelling roses
Red, yellow, pink, white, and bronze
color splash that, Dave

Seventeen degrees
below zero with wind chill
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baby beluga
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message 41: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Seventeen degrees
below zero with wind chill
powder snow sparkles

baby beluga
playfully swims next to mom
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Red-breasted robin
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message 42: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
baby beluga
playfully swims next to mom
in the deep blue sea

Red-breasted robin
enchanted by Giselle's song
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Iditarod trail
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message 43: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Red-breasted robin
enchanted by Giselle's song
Poops on Narissa

Iditarod trail
dogs mush, snow crunches, sleds glide
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spring bulbs hibernate
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message 44: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Iditarod trail
dogs mush, snow crunches, sleds glide
tortoise beats the hare

spring bulbs hibernate
beneath ten inches of snow
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Crocodile Dundee
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message 45: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments spring bulbs hibernate
beneath ten inches of snow
then reach for the sun

Crocodile Dundee
Here, out of his element
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Exploding headache
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message 46: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments Exploding headache.
The MIL from hell is coming.
Quick! Clean the bathroom!


Plastic soccer moms
In jogging suits and lipstick
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Jelly beans galore
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message 47: by Meghan (new)

Meghan Plastic soccer moms
In jogging suits and lipstick
Suburban Barbie

Jelly beans galore
Plastic grass and stale Peeps
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I miss being here
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message 48: by Arctic (new)

Arctic | 82 comments Mod
Jelly beans galore
Plastic grass and stale Peeps
Post dioramas

I miss being here
warm sun, miles of vacant beach
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my sink is shiny
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message 49: by Robbie (new)

Robbie Bashore | 122 comments I miss being here
warm sun, miles of vacant beach
cool breeze on my skin

my sink is shiny
hubbie's been cleaning again
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raindrops in the sun
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message 50: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 25 comments my sink is shiny
hubbie's been cleaning again
chores finished for now

raindrops in the sun
glistening prisms reflect
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Thank God it's Friday
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