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    A World-Weary Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

    Here's this week's heap of haikus:

     

    Shy birds on the line,
    trying not to heed the call
    of Mother Nature.

    Stranger in a Dagland

    I'm currently reading Stranger in a Strange Land, by Heinlein, and ran across this gem:

      "Jubal, are you saying I ought not to criticize the administration?"

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    A Lazy, Hazy and Crazy Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

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    A beach umbrella
    keeps a lonely vigil as
    the tide starts to turn.

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    A Laborious Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

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    Labor Day double haiku:


    Forty hour work weeks,
    Safety and child labor laws ...
    a minimum wage.

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    A Relaxing Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

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    Sunshine and whiskey
    are a lot like love; they all
    can make you go blind.


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    A Silly Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

     

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    The scent of jasmine
    scatters as the door is slammed
    and she rushes out.
     


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    Wet Shoes

    Hi there, come on in.

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    A Delightfully Sunny Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    A Breezy Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

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    The ocean so vast,
    and the waves so persistent ...
    I'll swim tomorrow.

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    A Blue-Skied Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

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    Woody Guthrie said
    that his guitar "kills fascists."
    Wish I had me one.


    (Happy would-have-been 102nd birthday this week to Woody Guthrie.)

     

     

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    A Star-Spangled Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

    Here's this week's patriotic heap of haikus:
     

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    Another Typical Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     


     



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    A Times Square haiku quintet: 

     

    The statue of George M. Cohan in Times Square before the glut overwhelmed it.

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    Down load Free Cook Book-Recipes for eating on $4 a day.

    Leanne Brown has authored a free e-book cook book for people who are living on food stamps.  The book is titled Eat Well on $4 a Day, Good and Cheap. 


    http://www.leannebrown.ca/cookbooks

     

    She is a food scholar that is doing this to give to the community.  The cook book started as a project in college.  She lives in New York City so the recipes have lots of ethnic flair to them. It is a small cook book.   

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    The Love That Makes Father's Day Possible

    The Love That Makes Father's Day Possible
    .
    Everybody Talks About Father's Day and What a Wonderful Thing it is to Be a Father - and it is. But What's Even More Wonderful is the Love that Brings it About.
    .
    This is the Story of One Such Love.
    Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

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    A Laugh-filled Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     



    Here's this week's heap of haikus:


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    Oh what sadness has
    risen in me. it makes my
    heart the heavier.


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    Maya Angelou
    told me why the caged bird sings;
    How her words could soar.

     

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    A Getaway Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

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    Lifting off from earth,
    our souls climb through the clouds to
    play in the cosmos.
     
     
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    The moist earth gave way
    to one insistent daisy,
    and now, fields of them.


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    A Fired Up Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     



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    A gritty sunset.
    Smoke pervades the horizon;
    San Marcos wildfires

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    A More Than Pleasant Friday Afternoon at the Haikulodeon

     

     

     

     

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    Flowery bouquets,
    made the room seem less dreary.
    and soaked up her tears.


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    There’s a twilight time
    between dusk and eve’ning that
    nurtures reflection.
     

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    Double haiku:

     

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