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    Smilie Fanatic JAlpha's Avatar
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    Chain, chain, chain, chain of haiku fools


    A haiku game...

    The last line of the previous person's haiku becomes the first line of the next person's haiku.

    For purposes of this game, my definition of haiku is simply a 5-7-5 syllable format.

    I'll start with a haiku inspired by the lyrics of Aretha Franklin's Chain Of Fools.


    You treated me mean,
    now I'm where you wanted me--
    a link in your chain

    The first line of the next haiku becomes

    A link in your chain
    ,
    ,


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    a link in your chain
    daisies fashioned from our spring
    crown of lovers fair
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    Quote Originally Posted by ddgryphon
    Fair weather passing
    Over this glorious day
    Ah, earthly heaven
    Oops! Sorry ddgrphon; perhaps it will take a few more links to illustrate the chained formation.

    The first line of the next haiku in the sequence needs to be the last line of the last haiku posted. . .

    crown of lovers fair
    ,
    ,


    .

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    Crown of lovers fair
    wafted scent of purfume lasts
    lingers on the air.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JAlpha
    Oops! Sorry ddgrphon; perhaps it will take a few more links to illustrate the chained formation.

    The first line of the next haiku in the sequence needs to be the last line of the last haiku posted. . .

    crown of lovers fair

    OOPS! See what happens when you're half-asleep and reading -- I'll get with the program.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shwebb
    Your voice calls my name
    I turn, and to my shame, I
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    See, Just a mirror:
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    memory fading
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    faux-sweetness beckons
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    Quote Originally Posted by pb10220
    faux-sweetness beckons
    restaurant dessert tray tempts
    with plastic delights
    With plastic delights
    fanned out in her winning hand
    she charges the mall
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    she charges the mall
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    It's sale day today
    what lovely wares shall I buy?
    Perhaps some crystal...
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    Perhaps some crystal

    In some Godly place, will shine

    More than your eyes...no.

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    more than your eyes... no
    nothings colder than your eyes
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    Treacherous to you
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    humanity wins.
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    Humanity wins

    When Spring in its insistence

    Shows a single bud

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    "Shows a single bud" would not be the start of much. I suggest that somebody can change it to something like "A single bud shows" (Hmm, that would've done just as well on my piece.)

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    Shows a single Bud
    and a fistful of pretzels
    date with a cheapskate
    Last edited by JAlpha; 03-21-2006 at 02:04 AM. Reason: one "l" in fistful--who knew?
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