Archive for July, 2019

Senryu/Haiku Quartet, Closing Time

July 14, 2019

“America is – closed, go back to the shithole – countries you came from”

“Trump’s racist tweets to – Congresswomen of color – scream ‘Impeach me now'”

“Trump’s tweets disrespect – all of us not just Congress – Women with black skin”

“Trump’s disrespect of – black Members of Congress can’t – be tolerated”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-says-four-liberal-congresswomen-should-go-back-to-the-crime-infested-places-from-which-they-came/2019/07/14/b8bf140e-a638-11e9-a3a6-ab670962db05_story.html?utm_term=.69d08b97421a

Sunday Haiga

July 14, 2019

Senryu/Haiku Trilogy, Homage To The Storm King

July 12, 2019

“Mowing lawns and – maintaining patinas – for Storm King’s treasures”

“actualize art – outdoors so it’s not a new – invasive species”

“sculpture parks should – always include native – flora and fauna”

Senryu/Haiku Trilogy, Iowa’s Medicaid Fiasco

July 11, 2019

“caregivers – not insurance companies – should get raises”

“companies that botch – their jobs shouldn’t get raises – they should get fired”

“outrageous raises – for private insurers don’t – equal better care”

Senryu/Haiku Sextet, Born With A Silver Spoon

July 9, 2019

“and justice for all – especially wealthy white – male perpetrators”

“judges minimize – harm to victims and focus on – harm to rapists”

“if to the manor – born you were, protect you – the system will”

“victims get slut shamed – perpetrators – get sympathy”

“wealth and privilege – lets you break the rules – with impunity”

“may karma catch up – with Brock Turner, Ethan Couch – and Owen Labrie”

“Brock Turner raped an – unconscious woman, gets a – special place in hell”

Senryu/Haiku Quartet, I Got Them Hydrofluoric Acid Blues

July 8, 2019

“hydrogen fluoride – three explosions in five years – who wants to be next?”

“Philly just dodged a – bullet, forty-seven sites – still remain at risk”

“Trump’s EPA – pushes us closer to the – brink of extinction”

“Republeakans always – put short-term profits ahead – of public safety”

Senryu/Haiku, Trump Rant #12 & 35

July 6, 2019

Trump’s tax cuts have turned
the deficit into
Harry Potter’s Aunt Marge

Senryu/Haiku Quintet, #Trumpaloozer 2019

July 5, 2019

“Trump’s vandalism – of the National Mall – disrespects Lincoln”

“if you’re going to – Trump’s rally be sure to wear – a John McCain mask”

“Trump doesn’t know how – to bind up wounds he just knows – how to inflict them”

“Trump has no clue who – Lincoln really was or what – he really stood for”

“The National Mall – stands for unity, Trump stands – for conflict and strife”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/forget-the-tanks-trumps-violation-of-the-lincoln-memorial-is-the-real-offense/2019/07/03/23c0894c-9da9-11e9-9ed4-c9089972ad5a_story.html?utm_term=.5318d48d884f

Senryu/Haiku Duet; Mussolini And Hitler And Trump, Oh My

July 3, 2019

“Trump’s partisan Fourth – of July campaign rally – fleeces taxpayers”

“Tanks and jets for Trump’s – ego but no soap or beds – for abused children”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-house-gives-tickets-to-trumps-july-fourth-extravaganza-to-gop-donors/2019/07/02/9109a566-9ce0-11e9-b27f-ed2942f73d70_story.html?utm_term=.eadcd4daa307

Senryu/Haiku, Pop Art

July 2, 2019

“the painting that killed – abstract expressionism – gave birth to pop art”