Posts Tagged ‘Iowa’

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”

https://www.theroot.com/iowa-man-says-he-was-racially-profiled-by-old-navy-empl-1822622151

Haiku, Coaching Tree

December 2, 2017

“Iowa had the – greatest coaching tree of all – time in eighty-three”

https://www.blackheartgoldpants.com/2014/6/20/5823870/the-base-of-the-tree-hayden-frys-1983-coaching-staff

Haiku Duet, Union Hubris

June 15, 2017

“Danny’s arrogance – helped the Koch Brothers buy and – defeat Iowa”

“Union hubris caused – the Republican public – employee attacks”

https://www.facebook.com/afscme.iowa/?fref=nf&pnref=story

 

Haiku, Bad Weather Produces Good Results

April 30, 2017

“Iowa shuts down – Ohio State, Drake Relays, – four by one hundred”

Haiku, Dear World

March 31, 2017

“We’re sorry about – Steve King and embarrassed that – he’s from Iowa”

Haiku Duet, Bottom Feeding

March 30, 2017

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/03/25/iowas-race-bottom/99492588/

“Republicans have – prepared Iowa to be – last in everything”

“Koch Brothers have made – the Iowa Statehouse a – puppet theater”

Haiku Quartet, #SaveOurSchools

March 26, 2017

1. “Private schools are not – better than public schools; it’s – a GOP lie”

2. “Trump, DeVos and the – Kochs want vouchers in all states – to kill public schools”

3. “Republicans are – pro-choice for schools but not for – reproductive rights”

4. “DeVos really thinks – that Jesus Christ wants her to – destroy public schools”

Haiku Duet, Robbery Should Be A Crime

February 23, 2017

“You can get robbed at – gun point by thugs or at pen point – by politicians”

“Iowa’s Statehouse – a Koch Brothers nightmare from – which we must awake”

Hawkeye GOP takes no prisoners on worker rights; scorches the earth on home rule

Haiku, Football Upper Midwest Style

October 22, 2016

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/sports/wisconsin-iowa-twin-bulls-from-different-cows-this-rivalry-isnt-for-everyone-but-who-cares-20161021

“If your uniform – ain’t dirty after the game – you ain’t played football”

Haiku, Strike Out

September 18, 2016

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/sports/iowa-football-game-report-north-dakota-state-bison-23-hawkeyes-21-20160917

“There is no joy in – Mudville, Iowa, mighty – Hawkeyes have struck out”