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    Let's procrastinate?
    I swore I'd write a novel,
    but instead: haiku!

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    but instead, haiku
    westerly wind written ruins
    spaces inbetween

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    spaces inbetween,
    concealing my thoughts of you;
    my love unspoken
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    my love unspoken.
    kiss my mouth, imagining
    sweet lips on mine. once.
    Last edited by kkbe; 01-10-2013 at 05:08 PM.
    From TWINK:

    Question One:
    In writing, whatís an Ďinfo dumpí?
    Answer: An info dump is exactly what it sounds like: information dumped into a story, all at once, instead of weaving it in bit by bit. Good writers donít dump information, especially not at the beginning of a story. Good writers know that the best stories start with something actually happening.
    Question Two: So why am I about to take an info dump all over this shiny new prologue?

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    Sweet lips on mine, once,
    Remember'd honey; now I
    taste only dry dust.

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    taste only dry dust.
    was it only a dream, boy?
    dream something juicy.

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    Dream something juicy--
    hot and sensual, smooth, raw--
    dance your heart to sleep.

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    Dance your heart to sleep.
    Don't ever dream about him.
    Neither, possible.
    Last edited by kkbe; 01-13-2013 at 04:04 AM. Reason: can't help it
    From TWINK:

    Question One:
    In writing, whatís an Ďinfo dumpí?
    Answer: An info dump is exactly what it sounds like: information dumped into a story, all at once, instead of weaving it in bit by bit. Good writers donít dump information, especially not at the beginning of a story. Good writers know that the best stories start with something actually happening.
    Question Two: So why am I about to take an info dump all over this shiny new prologue?

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    Neither possible:
    that you should win back my heart,
    or be cleansed away.

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    Or be cleansed away.
    Or swept away in silence.
    Neither pleases me.
    Last edited by kkbe; 01-13-2013 at 01:18 PM.

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    Niether pleases me
    chosen sunsets, sunrises
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    creative world camped
    in the railway yard, eating
    beans with the hobos.
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    sparrow in the treetop - tweet, tweet!

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    A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
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    Beans with the hobos
    or caviar with the kings--
    a lunch is a lunch.

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    A lunch is a lunch,
    but if plotting coups by soup,
    order dessert first.

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    order dessert first
    dawns early walk escapes sun
    stepping stones anew

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    Stepping stones, anew
    with emerald moss, have too
    forgotten the flood.

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    Forgotten, the flood
    seeped past the guards at the wall
    as they counted stars.

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    as they counted stars
    Love flickered into being
    though left unspoken
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    sparrow in the treetop - tweet, tweet!

    Jennifer Rockwell on Goodreads

    A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
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    Though left unspoken,
    our words hang in heavy air.
    Thunderstorms, regret.

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    Regret is futile
    when there is so much to learn
    From every instance.
    "Always do What you are Afraid to do." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    From every instance,
    blind. Or set to blind. To see
    Or not to see, Yorick.

    ETA: Sorry about that. eek.
    Last edited by kkbe; 01-16-2013 at 08:07 PM.
    From TWINK:

    Question One:
    In writing, whatís an Ďinfo dumpí?
    Answer: An info dump is exactly what it sounds like: information dumped into a story, all at once, instead of weaving it in bit by bit. Good writers donít dump information, especially not at the beginning of a story. Good writers know that the best stories start with something actually happening.
    Question Two: So why am I about to take an info dump all over this shiny new prologue?

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    quick correct on syllable count:

    Not to see Yorick,
    but when I turn broken soil,
    I get the giggles.

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    I get the giggles
    mornings dew touches feet
    quiet whisperings

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    Quiet whisperings;
    the pines anticipate spring,
    but hold winter fast.

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    But hold winter fast:
    Quiet, waiting, building strength
    For spring's explosion

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