Archive for May, 2018

Haiku, Amazing

May 31, 2018

“Feed your soul; listen – to the gifted cellist from – the Royal wedding”

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Haiku Duet, The Art Of Deceit

May 30, 2018

“Trump and his shills pulled – off the ultimate con; his – gulls still believe it”

“Trump bamboozled the – rubes by shouting about swamps, – emails and greatness”

Haiku Duet, The Art Of The Con

May 29, 2018

“Trump’s odd couple base – the ultra rich who own; the – working stiffs who owe”

“Trump enables the – ultra rich to rape, defraud, – exploit and destroy”

https://yubanet.com/opinions/robert-reich-trumps-curious-coalition-of-the-white-working-class-and-the-nations-ownership-class/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Yubanet+%28YubaNet.com+Headlines%29

Haiku, Cops Gone Wild

May 29, 2018

“Cop repeatedly – punches woman in the head – during beach arrest”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2018/05/28/she-was-suspected-of-underage-drinking-video-shows-the-officer-punching-her-in-the-head/?utm_term=.2382b2c3ca58

Haiku Trilogy, RIP Phil Roth

May 28, 2018

“Between New Jersey – and Iowa, Philip Roth – discovered his voice”

“If FDR had – gotten defeated, Hitler – might have won the War”

“Are you obsessed with – your mother?; Philip turned it – into a career”

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-30537267#

Haiku: Happy Birthday, Zimmy

May 26, 2018

“Nobel songman turns – seventy-seven; may he – stay forever young”

Bill Murray and Steve Buscemi cover Bob Dylan at New York birthday tribute: Watch

Haiku, Schlemiel-in-Chief

May 25, 2018

“Trumpis and Pencehead – screw up Korean Summit; – blame everyone else”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2018/05/24/trumps-foolish-conviction-on-north-korea/?utm_term=.9f7020973caf

Haiku Quintet, Tyrants:

May 24, 2018

1. “Appoint relatives – to high level jobs they are – not qualified for”

2. “Hide their personal – finances to profit from – being in power”

3. “Exaggerate their – mandate from the people and – claim election fraud”

4. “Demean the press so – no one believes negative – stories about them”

5. “Blame social problems – on immigrants and racial – and religious groups”

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/7-signs-tyranny_us_58b06b4be4b0a8a9b781c3ea

Haiku Duet, DeVossin’ It

May 24, 2018

“Republicans hate – education because it – yields informed voters”

“John Dewey would be – disgusted by the damage – DeVos is doing”

Haiku, America Needs Gun Control

May 22, 2018

“If you like seeing – innocent children get killed – vote Republican”

https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/everything-about-the-texas-school-shooting-seems-horribly-familiar