Haiku Tag

Elevate form over function to get at less easily articulable truths.

Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:06 pm

discerning landscape!

Shadows blue, deference who?

Tell, why, do you shew.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Ultimate Philosophy 1001 » Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:39 am

Arcturus Descending wrote:
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Arcturus Descending wrote:
:lol: The lord has spoken.


I am a lord, but only your lord. :-$


I see. :lol: So when it is convenient for you, Trixie, you become lord not - what is it lordess? lol

I have no lord. I serve no one except perhaps only that within myself which calls to me...my Self.


And that is precisely why you need me to be your lord. :-k
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:35 pm

Tell, why, do you shew

Best to keep the self within?

Bound by need and want.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:47 pm

Bound by need and want

a precarious journey

he blindly pursued.
SAPERE AUDE!


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What we take ourselves to be doing when we think about what is the case or how we should act is something that cannot be reconciled with a reductive naturalism, for reasons distinct from those that entail the irreducibility of consciousness. It is not merely the subjectivity of thought but its capacity to transcend subjectivity and to discover what is objectively the case that presents a problem....Thought and reasoning are correct or incorrect in virtue of something independent of the thinker's beliefs, and even independent of the community of thinkers to which he belongs.

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Fixed Cross » Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:24 pm

He blindly pursued
the snake through the garbagebelt
and cut his right foot.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:43 pm

and cut his right foot
still walking the path most trod
despite the hazards
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:54 am

despite the hazards

The heart will conquer in-spite

enormous loss, appearent
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Lev Muishkin » Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:36 pm

jerkey wrote:despite the hazards

The heart will conquer in-spite

enormous loss, appearent



Enormous loss apparent.
never transparent
but obscure though each lived day

"Science is entirely Faith Based.... Obama is Muslim....Evil is the opposition to life (e-v-i-l <=> l-i-v-e ... and not by accident). Without evil there could be no life.", James S. Saint.
"The Holocaust was the fault of the Jews; The Holocaust was not genocide", Kriswest
"A Tortoise is a Turtle", Wizard
" Hitler didn't create the Nazis. In reality, the Judists did ... for a purpose of their own. Hitler was merely one they chose to head it up after they discovered the Judist betrayal in WW1, their "Judas Iscariot";James S Saint.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Ierrellus » Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:28 pm

Reminder for haiku--syllables 5-7-5.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Lev Muishkin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:19 pm

Ierrellus wrote:Reminder for haiku--syllables 5-7-5.



Enormous loss apparent.
but obscure though each lived day
never transparent

"Science is entirely Faith Based.... Obama is Muslim....Evil is the opposition to life (e-v-i-l <=> l-i-v-e ... and not by accident). Without evil there could be no life.", James S. Saint.
"The Holocaust was the fault of the Jews; The Holocaust was not genocide", Kriswest
"A Tortoise is a Turtle", Wizard
" Hitler didn't create the Nazis. In reality, the Judists did ... for a purpose of their own. Hitler was merely one they chose to head it up after they discovered the Judist betrayal in WW1, their "Judas Iscariot";James S Saint.
These just keep getting funnier.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:07 am

never transparent

Enormous loss for some gain

Shone some one many
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Lev Muishkin » Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:56 am

jerkey wrote:never transparent

Enormous loss for some gain

Shone some one many


Shone some one many
Confused Incoherence is
hard to follow well

"Science is entirely Faith Based.... Obama is Muslim....Evil is the opposition to life (e-v-i-l <=> l-i-v-e ... and not by accident). Without evil there could be no life.", James S. Saint.
"The Holocaust was the fault of the Jews; The Holocaust was not genocide", Kriswest
"A Tortoise is a Turtle", Wizard
" Hitler didn't create the Nazis. In reality, the Judists did ... for a purpose of their own. Hitler was merely one they chose to head it up after they discovered the Judist betrayal in WW1, their "Judas Iscariot";James S Saint.
These just keep getting funnier.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Ecmandu » Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:28 pm

Fucking blasphemy
Eternally damned just for
Living a life here
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:32 am

Lev Muishkin wrote:hard to follow well

Hard to follow well

Keeping up with the other

Don't watch them, watch you.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:54 pm

MagsJ wrote:
Lev Muishkin wrote:hard to follow well

Hard to follow well

Keeping up with the other



Don't watch them, watch you.




Don't watch them, watch you.





Lest timber in thy eye blind








Unto children's play
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:46 pm

jerkey wrote:Unto child play

..one syllable short ;)
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:27 pm

MagsJ wrote:
jerkey wrote:Unto child play

..one syllable short ;)




Gad's I was right, You Are a perfectionist, hands down. Wouldn't have thought You'd see it.

Clever double down.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:03 am

jerkey wrote:
MagsJ wrote:..one syllable short ;)
Gad's I was right, You Are a perfectionist, hands down. Wouldn't have thought You'd see it.
Guess I'm just a stickler for the rules when it comes to such things...


Unto children's play

Enough time for adult things

Lost years remain lost
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:06 pm

Lost years remain lost


How ever recaptured in time


As they must all ways
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Ierrellus » Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:34 pm

jerkey wrote:Lost years remain lost


How ever recaptured in time


As they must all ways

The second line has eight syllables. Haiku pattern remains 5--7--5.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby MagsJ » Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:12 am

As they must all ways

As one way is not enough

Many roads to take
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:05 am

Many roads to take
But only one at a time
Other ones let go
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Pezerocles » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:56 pm

Other ones let go
I can see these here hanging
A second longer
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Meno_ » Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:26 pm

A second longer
Appears as Eternity
time flows 4 ward's keep
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Pezerocles » Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:01 pm

Time flows 4 ward's keep
Into the depths of oceans
Ward 3 is jealous
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