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

  1. #10976
    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    So here it is then
    The actual haiku thread
    Been running a while

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    (The rule of the game is that you have to start your haiku with the last line of the previous one.)

    Been running a while
    like Basho among the hills;
    one step, then millions.
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    Winner of the AnLab Reader's Award for Best Novelette and the Asimov's Reader's Award for Best Novella of 2016.

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    One-step then. (Millions
    tried the two-step thing but the
    two-step didn't work.)

    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    killin' werds AW Moderator zanzjan's Avatar
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    Two-step didn't work.
    I fell over, hit my head,
    and forgot the rest.

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    And forgot the rest
    my mind is close to test
    as the sky melted

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    Huh. kkbe's Avatar
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    As the sky melted,
    I tossed your ashes into
    the Caspian Sea.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    The Caspian Sea
    A prince among the waters
    Sleeps beneath the stars

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    Sleeps beneath the stars.
    Dreams of both glory and loss.
    Blind visionary.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    Blind visionary
    in the temple on the hill
    warns us of the cliffs.

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    Ideas bounce around in my head Jason's Avatar
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    Warns us of the cliffs
    Falling is too dangerous
    Lean back and stay safe
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    Come up with a good book idea and actually write it!

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    Lean back and stay safe;
    if you fall forward, the fire
    will claim your eyebrows.

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    Huh. kkbe's Avatar
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    Will, claim your eyebrows!
    Find them now in Aisle 2A:
    Brows, Beards, and 'Stashes.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    practical experience, FTW Tazlima's Avatar
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    Brows, beards, and 'stashes.
    grey steadily through the years,
    'til we dye or die.
    "One of the hardest things to do, I think, is learn to trust your own creativity." - Ambrosia

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    'til we die, or dye
    our own shrouds with bitter tears,
    we must fight onward.

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    we must fight onward
    even when no one answers
    our prior haiku.

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    Our prior haiku
    Made you sadly contemplate
    Life's futility.
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    Huh. kkbe's Avatar
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    Life's futility
    is only eclipsed by our
    awareness of it.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    Ideas bounce around in my head Jason's Avatar
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    Awareness of it
    Full understanding of it
    Escapes most of us
    2017 Goals
    Read 50 of these books
    Come up with a good book idea and actually write it!

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    Go down road, go pub. Mary Mitchell's Avatar
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    Escapes most of us
    Yearn to have the courage for
    Include sails and seas.
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    Huh. kkbe's Avatar
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    Include sails. And seas.
    So deep is her yearning, she
    cries unsalted tears.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    Go down road, go pub. Mary Mitchell's Avatar
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    Cries, "Unsalted!" Tears
    Along the dotted line of
    The cracker carton.
    It's a simple fact of life that not everyone will be your target audience.

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    Huh. kkbe's Avatar
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    The Cracker Carton?
    Abhorrent euphemism
    for my loony bin.
    From SOULLESS:
    “Couple of rules. First, the main one: I’m the boss so what I say goes. Got it?”
    “Yep,” Eric said. His chest hurt because his swelled up heart was beating so hard in there.
    “Good. Rule number two: we never rat on each other. Right, guys?”
    Everybody but Billy said right.
    “Rule three: we stick together.” Sammy stared at Billy when he said that one.
    “Okay,” Eric said.
    “That’s pretty much it,” Sammy said, then he said, “Everybody knows what you’re doing tomorrow.”
    Eric’s heart flip-flopped. He’d forgotten about tomorrow.

    /kk's blog is on hiatus/

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    Ideas bounce around in my head Jason's Avatar
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    For my loony bin
    Is crazier than yours is
    It's all relative
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    Read 50 of these books
    Come up with a good book idea and actually write it!

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    It's all relative
    'til Einstein checks his math and
    says oops, wait, hang on..

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    Says oops, wait, hang on,
    I thought this was brown sugar.
    It smells like garlic.
    i see you,
    fellow denizen of the net,
    typing, reading

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