Haiku Trilogy, Terence Newman’s Fountain Of Youth

December 2, 2016

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/sports/football/terence-newman-minnesota-vikings-cornerback.html?_r=0

1. “Older players run – as fast as they need to not – as fast as they can”

2. “Uptown’s bistros and – bars nurture the NFL’s – oldest cornerback”

3. “Cornerbacks must move – backward like hockey players – and Ginger Rodgers”

Haiku, Patience

December 2, 2016

“Animals can teach – humans quite a lot about – how to be patient”

Haiku, RIP Elsie Mahe

December 1, 2016

tla.com/2016/12/01/3-year-old-girl-girl-dies-after-accidentally-tangling-window-blind-cord-around-neck-in-utah/

“If you have toddlers – in your house make sure you have – cordless window blinds”

Grandmaster Smash

December 1, 2016

“Magnus Carlsen – invincible Norwegian – has no weaknesses”

A Pair of Dead Bugs

December 1, 2016

Haiku, A Birthday Present For Mark Twain

November 30, 2016

“Music feeds our hearts – and souls and gives wings to our – imaginations”

Birthday Haiku For Busby Berkeley

November 29, 2016

Happy birthday, Busby Berkeley, born today in 1895. “Even with today’s – technology nobody – can equal Busby”

Haiku Duet, Dysfunctional Infrastructure

November 28, 2016

1. “Busiest lock and – dam has technology from – the 1920’s”

2. “There is no Heimlich – Maneuver when you’re choking – on obsolescence”

Found Haiku (for Richard Manuel), Wayna Picchu

November 28, 2016

“Once I climbed up the – face of a mountain and ate – the wild fruit there”

Haiku Quartet, American Grift

November 28, 2016

http://www.press-citizen.com/story/opinion/contributors/guest-editorials/2016/11/09/donald-trump-victory-american-literary-context-city-of-literature/93548702/

1. “America loves – its hucksters, rebels, bullies, – clowns and lunatics”

2. “Remember the Duke – and King in Huck Finn; we just – picked them as leaders”

3. “As in Poe’s story – reason must find a way to – cheat the Trump Maelstrom”

4. “History never – repeats itself but every – so often it rhymes”