Archive for May, 2015

Haiku Octet, The Ravenous Bug Blatter Beast Of FIFA

May 30, 2015

The Ravenous Bug Blatter Beast Of FIFA (haiku octet) 1. “Third world countries, where – corruption is routine are – Sepp Blatter’s lap dogs”, 2. “Blatter is Pope of – the FIFA Church that runs the – soccer religion”, 3. “Cronyism, cash, – corruption and chutzpah run – the FIFA machine”, 4. “Seventy-three brave – countries resisted FIFA’s – blatant corruption”, 5. “As long as there’s cash – FIFA doesn’t care about – its players or fans”, 6. “Working conditions – at Qatar’s FIFA sites could – double as crime scenes” 7. “Qatar’s kafala – lures workers and then withholds – wages and passports”, 8. “World Cup guarantees – a spike in prostitution – for the host country”

Haiku, Neil Young On Buffalo Springfield

May 30, 2015

“Everyone in that – group was a fucking genius – at the stuff they did”

Haiku, Adorable Alert

May 28, 2015

“Riley Curry stole – the show; who cares what cliches – the talking heads said?”

Haiku, White Coats, Black Hats

May 27, 2015

“Neither honor nor – shame in medical research – at Minnesota”

Haiku, Essar Steel Plant Rises

May 26, 2015

“North America’s – largest construction project – you’ve never heard of”

Haikus, Blues Quartet

May 26, 2015

“A sixty something – retread will not get the Blues – to the Stanley Cup”

“Blues resign Hitchcock – guarantee yet another – Stanley Cup exit”

“Blues make opposing – hockey fans happy; resign – sure playoff choker”

“Coaches must evolve – as players evolve; Hitchcock – is not the answer”

Haiku, The Sins Of San Marcos And Wimberley

May 25, 2015

“Without shame, cities – subdivide floodplains and then – watch homes wash away”

Haiku, Libor Manipulation

May 24, 2015

“Until bankers go – to jail and become Bubba’s – bitches, they won’t stop”

Haiku, Boomertown, USA

May 23, 2015

“They’re less hipster and – more hip replacementer but – they’re also wealthy”

The Ultimate Super Group

May 21, 2015

John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mitch Mitchell “I feel so suicidal just like Dylan’s Mr. Jones”