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    Of Indian cloth
    our history is woven—
    colors faded fast.

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    Colors faded fast
    to the night-adapted eye
    no matter their shine.

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    No matter their shine
    left three billion years ago;
    channel the dead stars.
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    channel the dead stars
    in movement and spoken word--
    at least look the part

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    "At least look the part,"
    say the rivers to the creeks
    when storms flood basins

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    when storms flood basins
    and people gather round.
    hoping to survive the calamity

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    Welcome, toecollector. FYI- the haikus in this thread should follow the 5/7/5 syllable format for each line.

    Hoping to survive
    the calamity, your line
    breaks to fit the rules.
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    Breaks to fit the rules
    during labor inspections
    or you'll get busted.

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    Then they'll take your shoes!
    Shoe gremlins wait even now
    for you to nod off!

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    For you to nod off,
    at a time like this, means you...
    Are you listening?

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    Are you listening?
    The skies brighten with music;
    the sun brings a song.

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    The sun brings a song
    echoing through shoots and leaves --
    the green shout of life

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    The green shout of life
    dissipates during the night
    to whispers of moss.
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    To whispers of moss
    the rabbit hops. Nose prods their
    tangles. Time to eat.

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    Tangles, time to eat!
    What did I do with those bones?
    The cupboard is bare.

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    The cupboard is bare --
    long-abandoned spider web
    even death moves on

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    Even Death moves on,
    but not before collecting
    that which he came for.

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    That which he came for—
    last vestiges of my pride—
    he stole like a thief.

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    He stole like a thief
    her heart and concept of who
    she believed she was.

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    She believed she was,
    but she believed many things
    more absurd than that.

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    More absurd than that,
    are the crazy rich men who
    think they'll get my vote.

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    think they'll get my vote?
    studdly guys all in a row
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    Study the mirror.
    What you reflect bounces back
    to the eyes in front.
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    to the eyes in front,
    callous ineundos mislead;
    keep perspective loose
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