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John McManus

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #90 on: March 02, 2012, 07:29:00 AM »
Perhaps Alan, the possible implication of a bitch certainly would fit!

warmest,
John

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #91 on: March 02, 2012, 11:19:33 AM »
yesterday's storm
all that seemed permanent
toppled

Adelaide


toppled lego
another failed attempt
at world domination

Alan Summers

domination over
the priest removes
his dog collar

John McManus

collar -
the spring fever
of lipstick

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 #92 on: March 02, 2012, 02:42:56 PM »

toppled lego
another failed attempt
at world domination

Alan Summers

domination over
the priest removes
his dog collar

John McManus

collar -
the spring fever
of lipstick

Don


lipstick
at the murder scene
plum blossom

Sue



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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #93 on: March 02, 2012, 08:58:41 PM »
domination over
the priest removes
his dog collar

John McManus

collar -
the spring fever
of lipstick

Don


lipstick
at the murder scene
plum blossom

Sue

plum blossoms
the soft fragrance
of his aftershave

Adelaide

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #94 on: March 02, 2012, 09:21:15 PM »
collar -
the spring fever
of lipstick

Don


lipstick
at the murder scene
plum blossom

Sue

plum blossoms
the soft fragrance
of his aftershave

Adelaide

aftershave
cheapened by overuse:
morning ritual

Matthew

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #95 on: March 03, 2012, 10:33:29 AM »
collar -
the spring fever
of lipstick

Don


lipstick
at the murder scene
plum blossom

Sue

plum blossoms
the soft fragrance
of his aftershave

Adelaide

aftershave
cheapened by overuse:
morning ritual

Matthew

ritual flower
the student delivers
symbolic devotion

marty-

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #96 on: March 03, 2012, 12:32:10 PM »
plum blossoms
the soft fragrance
of his aftershave

Adelaide

aftershave
cheapened by overuse:
morning ritual

Matthew

ritual flower
the student delivers
symbolic devotion

marty

devotion
the carpenter's calluses
at confession

Alan

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #97 on: March 04, 2012, 01:33:45 PM »
aftershave
cheapened by overuse:
morning ritual

Matthew

ritual flower
the student delivers
symbolic devotion

marty

devotion
the carpenter's calluses
at confession

Alan

confession moon—
how many secrets
does a seashell hold?

John

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #98 on: March 06, 2012, 12:29:15 PM »
ritual flower
the student delivers
symbolic devotion

marty

devotion
the carpenter's calluses
at confession

Alan

confession moon—
how many secrets
does a seashell hold?

John

hold of the ship
full of elephant tusks
Ivory coast

marty

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #99 on: March 06, 2012, 06:33:28 PM »
devotion
the carpenter's calluses
at confession

Alan

confession moon—
how many secrets
does a seashell hold?

John

hold of the ship
full of elephant tusks
Ivory coast

marty

roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #100 on: March 11, 2012, 09:50:12 AM »

confession moon—
how many secrets
does a seashell hold?

John

hold of the ship
full of elephant tusks
Ivory coast

marty

roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

wind blown hair
my favorite photo
of her and her horse

marty

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #101 on: April 01, 2012, 05:06:56 PM »
hold of the ship
full of elephant tusks
Ivory coast

marty

roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

wind blown hair
my favorite photo
of her and her horse

marty

horses exercise
round and round the paddock-
neither first nor last

Adelaide

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #102 on: April 26, 2012, 11:06:07 AM »
roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

wind blown hair
my favorite photo
of her and her horse

marty

horses exercise
round and round the paddock-
neither first nor last

Adelaide

last minute deals...
I buy a ticket
for Ascension Thursday

Vida
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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #103 on: April 27, 2012, 12:01:24 AM »

roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

wind blown hair
my favorite photo
of her and her horse

marty

horses exercise
round and round the paddock-
neither first nor last

Adelaide

last minute deals...
I buy a ticket
for Ascension Thursday

Vida

Sunday prayers --
stain glass-sun lights up
empty pews

Snow Leopard

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Re: All aboard, for the Haiku Train ....
« Reply #104 on: April 27, 2012, 03:52:14 AM »
Dear "Snow Leopard,"

Sorry, but all the verses, for this particular exercise, spring out from the last word, so you'll need to start your first line with Thursday.

Look forward to your revised or new verse. :-)

Alan


roller coaster
the screeching voice
of an icy wind

Adelaide

wind blown hair
my favorite photo
of her and her horse

marty

horses exercise
round and round the paddock-
neither first nor last

Adelaide

last minute deals...
I buy a ticket
for Ascension Thursday

Vida

Sunday prayers --
stain glass-sun lights up
empty pews

Snow Leopard