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Proposition Haikuphilia #198317
03/15/11 12:27 PM
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For the poets among you / us : On the occasion of Anu's 17th birthday week (congratulations Anu!), those who are taken by the urge to paraphrase in haiku form on the words given this week;
would it be an idea to gather the PRIVATE collection from enthousiasts next week in this thread?..?..?

I for one will give each word a go( in private ). Maybe there will be more of you / us ?

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: BranShea] #198320
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I thought I could manage one word, but not all of them.

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: Candy] #198322
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smile Just a go, no garantee that I'll get all of them done. Just whatever people come up with. No contest, only for the fun of it.

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: BranShea] #198323
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After my try with limericks, I've got that rhythm in
the head. I need to see some haiku here to get the
"feel" for it. Good idea, however.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: LukeJavan8] #198325
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Anu's take on 17 years of daily words.
(read yesterday's word))

ocean of language
seventeen years is only
dipping a toe in

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: BranShea] #198330
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I'm up for that Bran! laugh

p.s. I have my first two - I wasn't going to enter them so this should be fun!


----The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false----
Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: bexter] #198332
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Tomes of mighty girth
Anu daily must explore
to find his next choice


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: LukeJavan8] #198342
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That's the syllables allright, though I stick to the given 17 letter words and will not post them till next week. I would like to compare with others (next week). It's something like how do
you bake your cake? (idea)

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: BranShea] #198449
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
... how do
you bake your cake? (idea)


Is your 'haiku cake' still cook'ng wink

Re: Proposition Haikuphilia [Re: Candy] #198450
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To be honest, I can bake and cook well, but I never baked a cake that would rise like it should. Maybe a word chosen blind from the dictionary could be a good starter. I never haikued much, but I read some collections that were real nice.

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