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”

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Haiku, Neil Young On Buffalo Springfield

May 30, 2015

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-rebellious-neil-young-19750814

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

Haiku, Adorable Alert

May 28, 2015

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/05/shes-back-riley-curry-helps-stephen-curry-deliver-mvp-press-conference

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

Haiku, White Coats, Black Hats

May 27, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/26/opinion/the-university-of-minnesotas-medical-research-mess.html

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

Haiku, Essar Steel Plant Rises

May 26, 2015

http://minnesotabrown.com/2015/05/essar-ramps-up-nashwauk-construction.html

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

Haikus, Blues Quartet

May 26, 2015

http://www.stltoday.com/sports/hockey/professional/hitchcock-will-return-as-blues-coach/article_d8955ecb-19c2-5327-b483-1f8de8db9f8d.html

“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

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Storms-cause-record-rain-power-outages-6283963.php

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

Haiku, Libor Manipulation

May 24, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/21/business/dealbook/guilty-pleas-and-heavy-fines-seem-to-be-cost-of-business-for-wall-st.html?ref=dealbook&_r=1

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

Haiku, Boomertown, USA

May 23, 2015

http://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/raymond-james/when-boomers-rule-the-world-again/262/

“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”