The haiku thread!

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    Haiku [hy' koo]: noun
    1. a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
    2. a poem written in this form.



    Have fun with it!


     
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    The sun laughs at me.
    Rays point to cat hair, and dust.
    The vacuum comes out.



    “Art is difficult.”
    That’s not really the case, though.
    Good art is what’s hard.
     
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    I’m bored with soccer.
    I just don’t care for the game.
    S0, we have haiku.
     
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    Haikus are poems.
    That sometimes don't make much sense.
    Refrigerator.

    :D (google refrigerator haiku and you'll see many variations of this one)...
     
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    I paid the big bucks.
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    Why do I still suck?

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    Haiku can be hard
    Different places will change
    pronunciation
     
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    Monday comes again
    I open up my email
    Need lots more coffee
     
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