Archive for April, 2015

Haiku, Bessie And Ma

April 29, 2015

http://www.npr.org/2015/04/28/402850016/how-bessie-smith-ushered-in-the-jazz-age?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fb_ref=Default

“You can have the blues – without jazz but you can’t have – jazz without the blues”

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Haiku, Ode To Blind Joe Death

April 28, 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/26/john-fahey-blues-folk-guitar-pioneer

“Mystery dreamscapes – plucked from six steel strings and an – open subconscious”

Magic Rube Goldberg Machine

April 27, 2015

http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2015/04/27/the-most-amazing-rube-goldberg-machine-ever/

Haiku, Rube Goldberg’s Message

April 27, 2015

http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/22/8381963/rube-goldberg-machine-contest-history-ideas

“Humans tend to use – maximum effort to get – minimal results”

Haiku, Just Say No To Hillary

April 25, 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/hillary-clinton/11563024/Re-branding-Clinton-Inc-New-Hillary-has-the-same-old-problems.html

“Pushing seventy – and more blood spots on her hands – than Lady Macbeth”

Haiku, The Goal Is Get The Ball In The Hole

April 25, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sports/in-footgolf-argentine-feet-and-21-inch-holes-transform-play-on-the-links.html

“Discover footgolf – a good unspoiled walk that – has a kick to it”

Haiku, Mental Illness Is Real

April 24, 2015

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/housingcomplex/2015/04/24/judge-recognizes-homeless-defendant-as-harvard-law-classmate/

“Homeless defendant – and Judge were law school classmates – ‘I remember you'”

Haiku, Campus Rape Is Real

April 24, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/21/us/in-missoula-anxiety-over-book-about-campus-assaults.html?_r=0

“Missoula swept its – sex crimes under the rug; now – Krakauer outs them”

Sadie Dupuis And Speedy Ortiz

April 24, 2015

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/speedy-ortiz-sadie-dupuis/?mbid=synd_slate

All synedoche are metonyms but not all metonyms are synecdoche

Haiku, Rosie The Riveter

April 24, 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2015/04/22/rosie-the-riveter-model-dies-at-92/

“She got ten dollars – to pose for a painting that – sold for five million”