Archive for the ‘haiku’ Category

Haiku, Collapse-A-Roni

April 17, 2018

“We should be humbled – by earthquakes but we try to – outsmart them instead”

Haiku Trilogy: Racism, Iowa Style

February 3, 2018

“Old Navy asks black – man to buy the jacket he – wore into the store”

“At Old Navy we’re – not prejudiced; we just think – black people steal stuff”

“If you go shopping – while black in Des Moines prepare – to be profiled”

Haiku Duet, You Go Erin

February 3, 2018

“Don’t be deterred by – your lack of experience – or fear of failure”

“From inline to ice – a Winter Games role model – for girls of color”

Haiku Quintet, Fear And Hate In The Heartland

January 31, 2018

“Racism rears its – ugly head at Iowa – high school basketball”

“Spencer students chant – racist hatred at Storm Lake – basketball players”

“White privilege and – racist leaders enable – teens to fear and hate”

“Art Cullen, the Sage – of Storm Lake, speaks out against – racists and hatred”

“America needs – to dump Trump and Iowa – needs to dump Steve King”

Haiku Duet, Cape Town Breakdown

January 30, 2018

“The canary in – the climate change coal mine: Cape – Town’s water crisis”

“Capetowners will cook, – shower and wash dishes and – clothes without water”

Haiku, It’s An Old Family Recipe

January 30, 2018

“City contractors – make sure Allentown’s Mayor – receives his meatballs”

Haiku, Vulcan Wisdom

January 29, 2018

“The earlier you – retire the longer you – will live and prosper”

Haiku, Ice

January 28, 2018

“When thawing ice cracks – it resonates like a peal – of summer thunder”

Haiku, Semisonic

January 28, 2018

“A great and under – appreciated band from – Minneapolis”

Haiku, France Goes (Hazel) Nuts

January 27, 2018

“Discount Nutella – causes the French to behave – like famished pandas”