Archive for September, 2018

Haiku Trilogy, Flood Plain Blues

September 21, 2018

“Foolish planning of – flood plain development swamps – the Carolinas”

“If you fail to build – on high ground, flooding will be – inevitable”

“If you don’t learn from – historic flooding you are – doomed to repeat it”

Haiku Trilogy, T’shuvah

September 18, 2018

“Today we atone – for all the times we’ve been mean, – selfish and hurtful”

“The perpetrator – repents, the victim forgives, – God alone atones”

“Collectively we – must strive to atone for Trump’s – mean racist hatred”

Haiku Duet, Puke Energy

September 17, 2018

“Don’t store arsenic – and heavy metals in dumps – next to waterways”

“Would you like some nice – coal ash or hog shit in your – next cup of coffee?”

Haiku, Eeeuww!

September 17, 2018

“Security trays – at airports: more germs than door – knobs or toilet seats”

Haiku Quintet, Old School

September 16, 2018

“When you retire – you can audit St. John’s and – get educated”

“You may have gotten – a degree but did you get – an education?”

“College should teach you – how to be articulate, – focused and humble”

“Reading, writing and – discourse teach critical and – creative thinking”

“Only old school sports – at St. John’s: rowing, sailing, – fencing and croquet”

Haiku, Evacuate!

September 13, 2018

“If you’re in a storm – surge neighborhood here’s why you – should get the hell out”

Haiku Trilogy, Florence’s Hammer

September 13, 2018

“Praying for people – who live on the Piedmont; we – must stop climate change”

“Climate change causes – hurricanes to last longer – and to be stronger”

“Only a complete – idiot denies climate – change and we chose one”

Haiku, Garden Song

September 13, 2018

“All it takes is a – rake and a hoe and a damn – piece of fertile ground”

Haiku Quartet, Trump’s Tremendous Hurricane Maria Response

September 12, 2018

“A million bottles – of water were left on a – runway for a year”

“After more than a – year thousands of homes still have – blue tarps on their roofs”

“FEMA’s one warehouse – was empty when Maria – hit Puerto Rico”

“Trump lied about death – totals from Maria to – hide FEMA’s failures”

Haiku Duet, The Fog Warning

September 11, 2018

“Banks dories had to – race the fog to get back to – the mother schooner”

“Look at nature, work – independently and solve – your own damn problems”