Archive for February, 2015

Haiku, Foehn

February 22, 2015

“Like a warm, dry wind – you descend the north face of – my Himalayas”

Haiku, Double Standard

February 21, 2015

http://www.worldbulletin.net/world/155460/intriguing-silence-after-chapel-hill-killing

“Why no protests when – American terrorists – perpetrate hate crimes?”

Haiku, UMDeficit

February 21, 2015

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/education/3682404-amid-umd-budget-cuts-talk-drawing-more-students

“If you sweep budget – deficits under the rug – they don’t disappear”

Beckett on Beantown Trains

February 20, 2015

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/19/boston-mbta-chief-take-this-transit-system-and-shove-it.html

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett describes the Beantown bus and train debacle, enabled by many, but mainly by the utterly incompetent Beverly Scott.

Haiku, Boston Massacre

February 19, 2015

http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2015/02/18/daily-dose-commuting-terrors-boston/

“Mother Nature and – Peter’s Principle collude – to stop Beantown’s trains”

Haiku, Almost Heaven

February 19, 2015

http://www.arcamax.com/currentnews/newsheadlines/s-1618312?source=outbrain

“Bakken oil trains – always blow up miles from – wherever we are”

Haiku, RIP Christina Bond

February 19, 2015

http://wonkette.com/576715/wingnut-lady-shoots-self-dead-while-adjusting-boob-gun#9SsAYSqD7M0BdF7o.99

“Wingnut woman kills – self while adjusting the gun – in her bra holster”

Haiku, The Great Law School Bust

February 19, 2015

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2015/02/18/hamline_william_mitchell_merger_the_law_school_bust_claims_its_first_victim.html?google_editors_picks=true

“Hamline swallowed by – Billy Mitchell as law school – enrollments decline”

Haiku, Digital Pillories

February 19, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/magazine/how-one-stupid-tweet-ruined-justine-saccos-life.html?_r=0

“If you have a job – beware of what you post to – social media”

Haiku, Elementary Kids Drive Teacher To Drink

February 19, 2015

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2015/02/17/charges-pending-drunk-ankeny-teacher/23570233/

“If she had been a – third grade teacher she would have – been drinking vodka”