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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?”

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/12092018/toxic-coal-ash-ponds-hurricane-florence-flood-collapse-risk-north-carolina-virginia

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/pollution-fears-swollen-rivers-swamp-ash-dumps-hog-farms-1.4096077

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Haiku, Eeeuww!

September 17, 2018

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2018/09/04/those-airport-security-bins-carry-more-germs-than-toilets-scientists-say/?utm_term=.ffeb709bd902

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”

https://qz.com/994810/the-most-forward-thinking-future-proof-college-in-america-teaches-every-student-the-exact-same-things/

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”

https://nypost.com/2018/09/12/massive-stockpile-of-bottled-water-found-in-puerto-rico-a-year-after-maria/

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”

https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-fog-warning/GAEcgEvHorgctQ?hl=en&ms=%7B%22x%22%3A0.5%2C%22y%22%3A0.5%2C%22z%22%3A9.188832929027269%2C%22size%22%3A%7B%22width%22%3A1.56417452590765%2C%22height%22%3A1.237500000000001%7D%7D

Haiku Trilogy, How Cranbrook Happened

September 11, 2018

“Money and open – space made Michigan a hub – of Modernism”

“Urban renewal – routinely destroyed thriving – black communities”

“Taliesin was – home to Wright just like Cranbrook – was to Saarinen”

Rosh Hashanah

September 10, 2018

“Shana tovah; May – it be a year of justice, – love, wisdom and joy”