Archive for March, 2017

Haiku, Dear World

March 31, 2017

“We’re sorry about – Steve King and embarrassed that – he’s from Iowa”

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Haiku, The Love Of Learning

March 31, 2017

http://www.thedp.com/article/2017/03/penn-7-hour-class-on-existential-despair-this-fall

“Lots of hyper-bright – students have never learned how – to read for pleasure”

Haiku Duet, Bottom Feeding

March 30, 2017

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/03/25/iowas-race-bottom/99492588/

“Republicans have – prepared Iowa to be – last in everything”

“Koch Brothers have made – the Iowa Statehouse a – puppet theater”

Haiku Duet, The Peoples Manifesto

March 30, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/03/29/women-hillary-clinton-among-them-stand-up-for-april-ryan-maxine-waters-they-were-simply-doing-their-jobs/?utm_term=.4a1fb566e37d

“End sexism, end – racism, end hatred, end – white male privilege”

“We make believe we – live in a democracy – but it’s a rigged game”

Happy National Doctors Day; Caffeine PO Q4H PRN

March 30, 2017

Especially for you, Puppydoc

It’s time for a setlist; art will overcome tyranny (for all my friends who actually play music: Daniel, Michael, Patresa, Carol, Mary, James, C.W. and anyone I’ve inadvertently omitted)

March 30, 2017

1. City of New Orleans “This train’s got the disappearin’ railroad blues”, 2. Freight Train “No more good times here I’ll crave”, 3. Will The Circle Be Unbroken “Well I told that undertaker, undertaker, please drive slow”, 4. Pack Up Your Sorrows “And nobody knows where you are”, 5. Changes “One last cup of wine we will pour”, 6. Four Strong Winds “Still I wish you’d change your mind If I asked you one more time”, 7. The Last Thing On My Mind “Well I could have loved you better, didn’t mean to be unkind”, 8. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right, “You just kind-a wasted my precious time”, 9. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere “Strap yourself To the tree with roots”, 10. Suzanne “and she let’s the river answer that you’ve always been her lover”, 11. Colours “In the mornin’ when we rise”, 12. Love Minus Zero/No Limit “Valentines can’t buy her”

Haiku, Trees Instead Of Threats

March 29, 2017

“The man who planted – trees turned a desert into – a land of Canaan”

Haiku, Harry Brings It

March 29, 2017

“I’m sad to say that – I’m on my way, won’t be back – for many a day”

A Poem With A Haiku For A Title

March 28, 2017
“Back in The Good Old – Days, before the EPA, – fucked up was normal”
 
The Cuyahoga River was burning
The Potomac River smelled like shit
Auto exhaust caused birth defects
Lake Erie’s oxygen was gone
People died from smog in New York and LA
Oil spills slimed beaches and killed shore birds
St. Louis smelled like an old fashioned drug store on fire

Haiku Trilogy, Nepotism Stinks

March 28, 2017

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/23/ivanka-trumps-west-wing-job-isnt-just-unethical-its-also-dangerous/?utm_term=.caa5f74817fa

1. “Trump makes us realize – the worst enemy is the – enemy within”

2. “West Wing Ivanka – worse security threat than – Islamic terror”

3. “If nepotism – is illegal how can Trump – be above the law?”