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Post your own or fave HAIKU

Post by Kimi » Wed, 01 Jun 2005 8:42 pm

Refer the below for the rules:

Here's an example from Yamaguchi:

雪敷きて  海に近寄る  こともなし
yuki shikite umi ni chikayoru koto mo nashi

A carpet of snow
keeping me from going close
to the ocean's edge.

Composed 1941.
I lived in a house by the shore. Snow fell and accumulated between my house and the
ocean. I always went out to the ocean and watched it, but the snow kept me away.

Season word: yuki, "snow". Winter, celestial phenomena.


* shikite is hte old -te form of shiku ("spread/lay out [like a carpet]")
* umi ni chikayoru is a complete thought/sentence (" approach the
sea") modifying koto ("thing/situation")
* nashi is the classical form of nai ("not exist"). The expression koto ga aru/nai means ("[the described thing/situation] does/does not occur"). Changing ga to mo adds emphasis: "does't even occur".

"The Essence of Modern Haiku, 300 poems by Seishi Yamaguchi." Translated by Takashi Kodaira and Alfred H. Marks. 1993, Mangajin Inc.

Old and not original...

Your file was so big.
It might be very useful.
Now it is gone.

Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent and reboot.
Order shall return.

fallen from the nest
of the overstuffed ashcan
- a broken eggshell


Post by lalalalalala » Thu, 02 Jun 2005 1:00 pm

this is so boring
where is my damn bed right now
- i want to sleep now

horny poet

Post by horny poet » Thu, 02 Jun 2005 4:52 pm

So many hot lians
Walking on Orchard Road
But, cannot ah


Post by Eva » Tue, 07 Jun 2005 12:54 pm

lol :)

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Post by crabathor » Tue, 08 Nov 2005 8:50 pm

darkness and fireflies
constellations shift and change
time stands still tonight

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Post by yuks » Wed, 09 Nov 2005 8:54 am

taisetsusa ushinattekara wakarumono.

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Post by KevinH1981 » Wed, 09 Nov 2005 1:05 pm

I love these four computer related ones:

1) Yesterday it worked

Today it is not working.

Windows is like that

2)Windows NT crashed.
I am the Blue Screen of Death.
No one hears your screams.

3)Your file was so big.
It might be very useful.
But now it is gone.

4) First snow, then silence.
This thousand-dollar screen dies
So beautifully
Never argue with an idiot..... they just bring you down to their level and beat you on experience.

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Post by Kimi » Wed, 09 Nov 2005 6:47 pm

yuks wrote:taisetsusa ushinattekara wakarumono.

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