Archive for November, 2016

Haiku, A Birthday Present For Mark Twain

November 30, 2016

“Music feeds our hearts – and souls and gives wings to our – imaginations”

Birthday Haiku For Busby Berkeley

November 29, 2016

Happy birthday, Busby Berkeley, born today in 1895. “Even with today’s – technology nobody – can equal Busby”

Haiku Duet, Dysfunctional Infrastructure

November 28, 2016

1. “Busiest lock and – dam has technology from – the 1920’s”

2. “There is no Heimlich – Maneuver when you’re choking – on obsolescence”

Found Haiku (for Richard Manuel), Wayna Picchu

November 28, 2016

“Once I climbed up the – face of a mountain and ate – the wild fruit there”

Haiku Quartet, American Grift

November 28, 2016

http://www.press-citizen.com/story/opinion/contributors/guest-editorials/2016/11/09/donald-trump-victory-american-literary-context-city-of-literature/93548702/

1. “America loves – its hucksters, rebels, bullies, – clowns and lunatics”

2. “Remember the Duke – and King in Huck Finn; we just – picked them as leaders”

3. “As in Poe’s story – reason must find a way to – cheat the Trump Maelstrom”

4. “History never – repeats itself but every – so often it rhymes”

Haiku, Support ACLU

November 27, 2016

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/david-cross-donating-all-album-sales-to-aclu-through-christmas-w452280

“No matter who is – President, ACLU – is fighting for you”

Haiku, Banks Rig The Game

November 27, 2016

“Banks can’t get healthy – without growth; economy – can’t grow without banks”

Variations On A Theme (haiku quartet)

November 27, 2016

1. “After making love,

2. “After partying,

3.”After studying,

4. “After playing songs,

– all night we would go to the – truckstop for breakfast”

Happy Birthday, Tina Turner

November 26, 2016

Happy birthday, Tina Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock, today in 1939. She is 43 in this clip.

 

Haiku Trilogy, Unhappily Ever After

November 26, 2016

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/07/23/once-upon-a-time-3

1. “Rapunzel let down – her long hair and the Prince climbed – up and enjoyed her”

2. “Fingers, toes, heads and – hearts get dismembered; parents – murder their children

3. “Dearest Mother, we’ll – go to sleep and not get up – until Judgment Day”