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Gael Bage

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All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« on: December 28, 2010, 10:24:18 AM »
All aboard, for the Haiku Train !

A mystery tour with no comment or critique - it's haiku just for fun!

please link first Haiku ( carriage ) by adding a haiku of your own { the next carriage ) your haiku should start with the last word from the previous haiku - warm up here, have fun everyone !  Let's see how far this train can travel!  Example -

...............
....................
..........summer

summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
« Last Edit: January 02, 2011, 05:03:58 PM by Laura Sherman »
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance
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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2010, 03:14:58 PM »
Okay, I'll play . . .

Linking verse:

summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

New verse:

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

Next?!

cat
"Nature inspires me. I am only a messenger."  ~Kitaro

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2010, 05:50:14 PM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper

         -Alan

« Last Edit: December 29, 2010, 10:19:45 AM by Alan Summers »

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010, 10:18:02 AM »
 summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
                     -Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
                   Gael
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance
- Carl Sandburg

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2010, 10:34:02 AM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
                     -Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
                   Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
                  Bea

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2010, 10:54:04 AM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat
"Nature inspires me. I am only a messenger."  ~Kitaro

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2010, 11:30:23 AM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don
I write haiku because they're there ...

storm drain
the vertical axis
of winter

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010, 09:36:42 AM »
 
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don

ball four
shouts the Little League ump  
parents start fighting
           ~Al          

 
 
« Last Edit: December 30, 2010, 10:25:13 AM by hairy »

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2010, 07:53:43 AM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don

ball four
shouts the Little League ump 
parents start fighting
           ~Al 

fighting the urge
to see him again . . .
this dusty road
          ~cat       
"Nature inspires me. I am only a messenger."  ~Kitaro

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2010, 11:13:24 AM »
summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don

ball four
shouts the Little League ump
parents start fighting
           ~Al

fighting the urge
to see him again . . .
this dusty road
          ~cat       

road trip
a shanty motel
on the edge of town
          ~Don
I write haiku because they're there ...

storm drain
the vertical axis
of winter

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2011, 01:43:59 PM »
The train seems to be slowing down . . .

summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don

ball four
shouts the Little League ump
parents start fighting
           ~Al

fighting the urge
to see him again . . .
this dusty road
          ~cat       

road trip
a shanty motel
on the edge of town
          ~Don

town pier
seiners rocking
under a mackerel sky
           ~cat
"Nature inspires me. I am only a messenger."  ~Kitaro

AlanSummers

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2011, 12:17:02 PM »
Hi Gael,

The haiku train seems locked except for admins and moderators.  You didn't press anything you shouldn't have? ;-)

Alan

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2011, 05:05:14 PM »
Thanks to our super hero, Dave, we are now unlocked!  I didn't know this feature was even there.  I followed his very precise directions to unlock this topic again.

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2011, 05:48:15 PM »
YaY!  Thanks!  Ok, lets get some haijin to move this train along!!!
I write haiku because they're there ...

storm drain
the vertical axis
of winter

AlanSummers

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2011, 06:35:31 PM »

summer solstice
a train gathers speed
and dandelion snow
          ~Gael

snow-capped ledge
the tidewash
of the windswept sea
          ~cat

seaborne
memory of prawn curry
aboard a minesweeper
          ~Alan

minesweeper -
the fishermen haul
a heavy catch
          ~Gael

catch-
the old dog twitches
in his sleep
          ~Bea

sleep lab
the more they try to make it
feel like home . . .
          ~cat

home run
half the bat follows
the ball
          ~Don

ball four
shouts the Little League ump
parents start fighting
           ~Al

fighting the urge
to see him again . . .
this dusty road
          ~cat       

road trip
a shanty motel
on the edge of town
          ~Don

town pier
seiners rocking
under a mackerel sky
           ~cat

Sky TV
a cable is removed
in the big house
           â€“Alan