Haiku, Tumbling After

July 15, 2017

“Jill fell down and broke – eleven crowns while she was – taking a selfie”

Haiku Duet, The Two Faced Party

July 15, 2017

“GOP exempts – itself from Cruz amendment – we get screwed, they don’t”

“Republicans piss – in our teacup but refuse – to drink it themselves”

http://shareblue.com/senate-republicans-exempt-their-own-families-from-ted-cruzs-amendment-to-gut-health-care/

Haiku Quintet, Save Medicaid

July 14, 2017

1. “The older you grow – the more likely you are to – outlive your savings”

2. “After the nursing – home sucks up all your money – you’ll need Medicaid”

3. “As you grow old your – brain fails first but your body – refuses to die”

4. “Without Medicaid – normal Americans can’t – afford to grow old”

5. “If your senators – are owned by the Koch Brothers – prepare to get screwed”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/07/07/this-dirty-little-secret-is-the-real-reason-why-repeal-is-so-hard-for-republicans/?tid=hybrid_experimentrandom_3_na&utm_term=.bf60e80999bf

Haiku Trilogy, Iowa’s Sick And Disabled Get Screwed

July 13, 2017

“Iowa’s special – needs providers get sucker – punched by budget cuts”

“Iowa got on – the tax cut crazy train and – watched revenues shrink”

“Republicans don’t – give a rat’s ass about the – sick and disabled”

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/health/new-budget-cuts-surprise-groups-providing-services-to-iowans-with-disabilities-diseases-20170616

Haiku, Memo To Senators

July 10, 2017

“Please don’t forsake old – people who worked hard but just – outlived their money”

Haiku Sextet, We All Face Medicaid

July 8, 2017

1. “That sucking sound at – the old folks home: your money – going down the drain”

2. “Don’t Republicans – have elderly relatives – in nursing homes, too?”

3. “If you grow old and – you’re not a one percenter – you’ll need Medicaid”

4. “If you’re healthy your – brain will fail but your body – will refuse to die”

5. “Assisted is five – grand; nursing is ten; no one – is prepared for it”

6. “Republicans don’t – want Rita or you or me – to get Medicaid”

Haiku, La Belle Campagne Francaise

July 7, 2017

La Belle Campagne Francaise (haiku) “Tour climbs five ranges – Vosges, Jura, Pyrenees, – Massif Central, Alps”

http://us.france.fr/en/events/tour-france-2017-crossing-five-mountain-ranges?utm_source=france.fr&utm_medium=addthis&utm_campaign=addthis#.WV-diHzR3l4.facebook

 

Haiku, Wimbledon Fucked Up Beyond All Repair

July 7, 2017

“Playing surfaces – unsafe, medics respond too – slow, tennis turnoff”

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/06/bethanie-mattek-sands-hospital-knee-sorana-cristea

Two Haiku: Profiles In Cowardice; The Dirty Half Dozen

July 6, 2017

“Six little cowards – prop up the pathogenic – Trump presidency”

“Trump’s presidency – is a plague enabled by – six rat-faced bastards”

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/06/donald-trump-enablers

Haiku, Anja Harteros

July 4, 2017

“Caring for ailing – loved ones; the bane of many – talented women”