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Old 04-06-2012, 06:17 PM   #8151
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Of Indian cloth
our history is woven—
colors faded fast.
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Old 04-09-2012, 12:40 AM   #8152
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No matter their shine
left three billion years ago;
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:22 PM   #8154
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channel the dead stars
in movement and spoken word--
at least look the part
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:55 PM   #8155
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:45 PM   #8156
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:58 AM   #8157
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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
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:16 AM   #8158
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Breaks to fit the rules
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:41 AM   #8159
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Or? You'll get busted,
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:55 AM   #8160
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Then they'll take your shoes!
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Old 04-10-2012, 11:22 AM   #8161
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For you to nod off,
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #8162
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Are you listening?
The skies brighten with music;
the sun brings a song.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:00 AM   #8163
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The sun brings a song
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The green shout of life
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:42 AM   #8165
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To whispers of moss
the rabbit hops. Nose prods their
tangles. Time to eat.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:18 PM   #8166
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Tangles, time to eat!
What did I do with those bones?
The cupboard is bare.
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:08 AM   #8167
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The cupboard is bare --
long-abandoned spider web
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:19 PM   #8168
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Even Death moves on,
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #8169
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That which he came for—
last vestiges of my pride—
he stole like a thief.
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:50 PM   #8170
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He stole like a thief
her heart and concept of who
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:15 AM   #8171
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She believed she was,
but she believed many things
more absurd than that.
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:48 AM   #8172
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More absurd than that,
are the crazy rich men who
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:54 AM   #8173
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think they'll get my vote?
studdly guys all in a row
study the mirror
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to the eyes in front,
callous ineundos mislead;
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