Archive for July, 2016

Haiku, To Be Young And Gifted

July 31, 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/how-a-top-school-district-tried-to-block-a-very-gifted-child/2016/07/31/32dfc37a-5513-11e6-bbf5-957ad17b4385_story.html

“Why can’t gifted kids – just learn at the pace that makes – the most sense to them?”

Haiku Duet, Fly The Deadly Skies

July 31, 2016

Skip Nichols: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

“Unregulated – commercial hot air balloons – can be perilous”

“Commercial balloon – pilots should not be taking – selfies while flying”

Haiku Duet, Young Children Don’t Need Teaching

July 31, 2016

“Long before schools were – born babies were learning by – watching and playing”

“Babies learn best by – being loved, taken care of, – talked to and played with”

Lawrence Welk’s #1 Hit, Calcutta

July 31, 2016

Bobby and Barbara’s first dance appearance

Haiku, Why Republicans, Why?

July 30, 2016

http://www.vox.com/2016/7/30/12332922/donald-trump-khan-muslim

“How could the party – of Lincoln give us a dumb – chump like Donald Trump?”

Haiku, Bob’s Mysterious Magical Motorcycle Accident

July 30, 2016

http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/50-years-later-dylans-motorcycle-crash-remains-mysterious/

“Blinded by the light – or revved up like a douche, a – runner in the night?”

Haiku, RIP Jack Davis

July 30, 2016

“You and the rest of – the gang of idiots taught – us to be skeptics”

Haiku Quartet, O Jazzmen Redux

July 30, 2016

https://hancher.uiowa.edu/2016-17/trombone-shorty-preservation-hall

1. “Venture heavenward – on those shining valves and slides – O Trombone Shorty”

2. “Real music is made – with wind and strings and mylar – skins, not computers”

3. “Cry like a girl whose – dog just died; moan like a bride – on her wedding night”

4. “Embouchured lips and – calloused fingers are the way – real music gets played”

Haiku Duet: Fiascomundo 2016, 3

July 29, 2016

“Good luck sailing and – swimming in shit and garbage – Olympic athletes”

“Olympic swimmers – just shut your mouths so you don’t – swallow any shit”

Haiku, Kerouac Missed This One

July 29, 2016

Police: Drunk Mom Took Toddler to Bar, Punched Child and Officer

“The prettiest girls – in the world live in Des Moines – or maybe they don’t”