Archive for July, 2017

Haiku Trilogy, Requiem For Main Street

July 26, 2017

“Mom and pop markets – are the most endangered of – small town businesses”

“Trump’s budget puts nails – in the coffins of small towns – in Amerika”

“Main Street culture and – agriculture gashed by Trump’s – bloodthirsty budget”

I Amsterdam

July 26, 2017

“Bicycle, canal, – flowers, beautiful lady – What could be more Dutch?”

Classic Movie Scene – Casablanca

July 26, 2017

“We’ll always have Paris”; “Here’s looking at you, kid”; 1940 Buick Convertible

Haiku Quintet, The Rule of Straw

July 25, 2017

1. “Trump believes the rule – of law is meant to keep poor – losers in their place”

2. “The framers built an – edifice made of law; Trump – thinks it’s made of straw”

3. “Stonewalling Garland – proved Congress also doesn’t – like the rule of law”

4. “Wizard lawyers at – ACLU resist the – rise of Trumpdemort”

5.  “Trump’s light shines on the – collective stupidity – of Amerika”

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/07/lawyers_and_the_constitution_alone_won_t_save_us_from_donald_trump.html

Haiku Duet, To Have And To Hold

July 23, 2017

“That girl is so smart, – so beautiful, so witty, – so out of my league”

“Really connecting – with someone means you can share – thoughts without speaking”

Haiku Trilogy: Bye, Bye Betsy

July 22, 2017

“Preppie and Ivy, – Betsy Hodges lacks the chops – to be a Mayor”

“Betsy Hodges is – the worst big city Mayor – in Amerika”

“Big city Mayors – almost always Democrats – but not always good”

Betsy Hodges Is Gunning for No. 1 Spot as Worst Mayor in America

Haiku: Justice For Justine, 2

July 22, 2017

“Killer cop: strict, ill – tempered, had little respect – for women and blacks”

http://www.dcclothesline.com/2017/07/21/minneapolis-muslim-killer-cops-neighbor-says-mohamed-noor-was-strict-ill-tempered-he-has-little-respect-for-women-and-blacks/

Haiku Duet, Resist Evil

July 21, 2017

“Don’t let bee slayer – Bayer marry butterfly – killer Monsanto”

“Happening behind – the scenes, mega mergers will – crush family farms”

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2017/07/20/save-rural-iowa-we-must-end-monsantos-monopoly/493777001/

Haiku Duet, Trapped By A Train

July 19, 2017

“Tilting at windmill – trains for a great pic can trap – you between crossings”

“Long trains unloading – windmills can block grade crossings – quite effectively”

Haiku Quartet, Justice For Justine

July 18, 2017

1. “Woman calls nine one – one; reports a crime; gets shot – by responding cops”

2. “Unarmed woman in – jammies gets shot by cops in clean – well lighted alley”

3. “Minnesota’s cops – are still trigger happy and – way outta control”

4. “The ugly truth: we – are a gun culture where cops – are licensed to kill”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4705434/Minnesota-cop-shot-dead-Sydney-woman-investigation.html