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Thread: Chain, chain, chain, chain of haiku fools

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    Floating about. Qwest's Avatar
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    For a midnight snack
    She ate through philosophy.
    Still dreams in the sand.

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    Sterkte en een dikker knuffel AW Moderator zanzjan's Avatar
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    Still dreams in the sand
    endure the heat, expecting
    oases to come.

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    Oases to come
    But first the cooling twilight
    The frigid black night
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    The frigid black night
    whispers at my window pane:
    Spring? Are you in there?
    I tweet @Snarkworth

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    Spring? Are you in there?
    The box is mute and lifeless -
    Jack has lost his leap.
    Last edited by Qwest; 04-07-2017 at 03:43 PM. Reason: slight improvement

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    Jack has lost his leap
    But the March hares still run wild
    Through rain to April

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    Through rain, to April
    I tip my hat, misery
    a grand performance.

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    A grand performance
    from the man in bulbous times
    Who is he? He is.

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    Imagine a story Thecla's Avatar
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    Who is he? He is
    that which he is. Which makes him
    fully circular.

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    Sterkte en een dikker knuffel AW Moderator zanzjan's Avatar
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    Fully circular
    is nice design, but not for
    your family tree.

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    Your family tree
    has forgotten its old roots.
    Humans are one race.
    Last edited by Qwest; 04-10-2017 at 10:10 PM.

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    Sterkte en een dikker knuffel AW Moderator zanzjan's Avatar
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    Humans are one race,
    starting at protozoa,
    ending among stars.

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    Ending among stars
    is merely leading us back
    to where we started.
    "All my words come back to me in shades of mediocrity."
    -Simon and Garfunkel, "Homeward Bound"

    The Last Outlaw Legends of New Mexico: Draft #2 is finally done!
    Next: Plotting Legends' pseudo-sequel (no title yet) and apparently(?) writing a sci-fi political thriller (definitely no title yet)

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    Even the sphinx has eyes O_O Spooky's Avatar
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    To where we started,
    Excuses, nurses, hearses
    We were outsmarted.

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    We were outsmarted
    When 3 am knows my name
    no sleep, only dreams
    "I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative." - Bill Hicks

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    No sleep, only dreams
    Gotta fight, gotta win it --
    Aren't you tired yet?
    i see you,
    fellow denizen of the net,
    typing, reading

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    "Aren't you tired yet?"
    I am never tired of
    making haiku chains.

    Please ignore the clearly insane electrical engineer behind the instrument panel. His meds won't wear off until Thur - it's Friday? Already?? Oh dear.
    sarcasticmathematician @gmail.com
    Yzjdriel -> zid re L

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    Imagine a story Thecla's Avatar
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    Making haiku chains
    Within a field of daisies
    Each faces the sun

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    Sterkte en een dikker knuffel AW Moderator zanzjan's Avatar
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    Each faces the sun
    hoping the brightness will burn
    off the dark within.

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    Off the dark, within
    the space between the walls: her
    presence lingers there.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Now what?”
    “Beats the shit out of me,” I said. Suddenly, I remembered my dad in the garage that day; the way he’d looked at us, the way he’d given up. . .
    “Sammy?”
    I shook my head, unable to articulate the feeling sweeping over me, pulling me down and down and down. It wasn’t fair. Deeogee shouldn’t have died. She shouldn’t have—
    “Tuck,” Punk said. “Hey.”
    I glanced up, caught Eric touching Punk’s arm.
    “Let him be,” he whispered.

    kk's blog: https://kkelliewriteme.wordpress.com/

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    Presence lingers
    there in the forest, here in
    your cold, shallow grave.

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    Your cold, shallow grave -
    An unfulfilled reflection,
    The worms kept you warm.

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    The worms kept you warm.
    Their nurturing, earthen cloak
    bearing Spring's spare sprout.

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    Bearings, springs! Spares sprout
    from my steampunk chair, poking
    my tender assets.

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    My tender assets!
    Listing: considerable
    use, condition poor.
    Cath
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    "It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people."
    from 'Good Omens' by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

    "Many and various, strange and multitudinous are the friends that befriend me in this world, yet I never found one false or that did not surpass me in some virtue."
    Wilfred Owen in a letter home.

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