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”


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”


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”


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”



Haiku, Wimbledon Fucked Up Beyond All Repair

July 7, 2017

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


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”


Haiku, Anja Harteros

July 4, 2017

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