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Haiku for me, Haiku for you

Postby JillStar » Wed Jan 28, 2004 12:00 am

Haiku definition I happened upon:

Haiku is small poetry with oriental metric that appeared in the XVI century and has been very popular mainly in Japan. It is thoughtful poetry that valorizes nature, color, season, contrasts and surprises. Usually it has 3 lines and 17 syllabes distributed in 5, 7 and 5. It must register or indicate a moment, sensation, impression or drama of a specific fact of nature. It's almost like a photo of some specific moment of nature. More than inspiration, it's needs meditation, effort and perception to compose a real haiku poem.
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Postby TheMudge » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:20 am

Here's one for you:

Curving flesh escapes?
I turn to one who passed me . . .
Imagination.
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 10:41 pm

no need to guess on this one! :lol:

I've gotta try one of these!

Although word of warning, I was terrible at them in school
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Postby TheMudge » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:21 pm

Hey, that coulda meant a LOT of different things!

No, really!
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:24 pm

sure.................
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Postby JillStar » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:24 pm

Does your poem represent... snow melting from the mountains? :)
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:30 pm

okay, if we're going to get back to serious consideration...

how about clouds and all they offer the imagination?

So did you really have something in mind mudge or is left to the reader's imagination?
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Postby JillStar » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:31 pm

rain and wind on me
hitting my face, no mercy
causing my demise

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Postby TheMudge » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:33 pm

OK, JILL is obviously depressed . . .

Mine was just about someone I passed coming out of the post office . . .
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:35 pm

SO I WAS RIGHT IN WHAT I WAS THINKING FIRST OFF!

I think I've passed many of you on the way out of the post office :wink:

Jill, Honey

have an oreo an let's see if we can offer you a little shelter from the storm
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Postby JillStar » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:38 pm

I am actually not depressed... it's just the weather I returned to that is hitting me in the face. I'm actually in a really good mood.

flowers embrace and
engulf the dew and her love
all is well tonight

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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:42 pm

either you are really good at ad-libbing these or you have a whole collection in your back pocket :lol:

Glad to hear that it was just dreary weather!

Although, mudge is right that one could have been used in sympathy to depression
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Postby TheMudge » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:43 pm

OK, so now I'm starting to think she's bi-polar . . .

. . . either that or hormonal . . . either way, ya gotta watch those WAMSs, dear.
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:51 pm

ok save my coffe deprived brain: WAMS's???

it's probably a DUH question, but it's just not connecting
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Postby TheMudge » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:52 pm

Wild-A@@ed Mood Swings
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Postby Hissmonster » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:53 pm

AH thank you very much!

I'm going to get another cup of coffee...I'm down about a quart :?
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Postby JillStar » Fri Jan 30, 2004 10:01 am

I am not experienceing WAMS, I tell ya. And I don't think I'm hormonal.... yes I am... no I'm not.

Actually, Hiss... I have just been in a rather poetry mood (which is not the norm for me) and just came up with the poems as I post them. I'm not sure if that's good or not because they are off the cuff a bit.

Woman... you need to stop talking about coffee in every forum I visit. :lol: :lol:
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Postby April » Fri Jan 30, 2004 7:46 pm

Like a small heater
in bed, curled against my leg
Just a cat, too bad.


I enjoy the constraints of a poetry pattern now and then.
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Postby Hissmonster » Fri Jan 30, 2004 7:54 pm

Jill

I give you kudos for being able to do em off the cuff...as for coffee

IT'S AN OBSESSION!

See charlesp's writing blog for more and a challenge (of sorts)
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Postby charlesp » Fri Jan 30, 2004 7:59 pm

time for a small change
desolate winter of joy
forget and renew

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"Coffee is sufficiently advanced technology" - Merlin Mann
One day I realized that sadness is just another word for not enough coffee." - Wally (Dilbert)
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Postby JillStar » Fri Jan 30, 2004 8:45 pm

charlesp... makes me think of upcoming spring.
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Postby TheMudge » Tue Feb 03, 2004 7:22 pm

Hissmonster wrote:Now is she a regular lurker like Pepsimom?


Uh, no.

Jill wants to get back to Haiku:

White soft and silent
Wet cover of deception
Fire awaits beneath
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Postby JillStar » Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:39 pm

The valley is mine
it beckons me from below
I stretch out my hands

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Postby TheMudge » Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:51 pm

A little wanderlust? Or a desire to jump into the abyss?
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Postby JillStar » Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:53 pm

Something like that. :)
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