Haiku Tag

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:37 pm

Oughtist wrote:Take care... sharpened sword
razing tongue blunt as a thumb:
pollice verso!

Pollice verso!
Give away the victory
Solves the equation
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Che » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:52 pm

Solves the equation,
simply changes our problems.
Time for work again.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:55 pm

Che wrote:Solves the equation,
simply changes our problems.
Time for work again.

Time for work again.
Already? What a nightmare!
'Cause I just got home!
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:30 am

`Cause I just got home
Thomas Wolfe is proven wrong,
it's where the heart is
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Wonderer » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:47 am

it's where the heart is
a fleshy core pumping love
down in the gutter
Whatever makes you happy.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:53 am

Wonderer wrote:it's where the heart is
a fleshy core pumping love
down in the gutter

Down in the gutter
Thrangu's monks lie quietly
My heart is breaking
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:54 am

Down in the gutter
a stomach throbs hungrily
for mama's cooking
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:56 am

Damn you anon, just under the wire!!!

anon wrote:
Wonderer wrote:it's where the heart is
a fleshy core pumping love
down in the gutter

Down in the gutter
Thrangu's monks lie quietly
My heart is breaking


My heart is breaking
open a hidden secret
all are aware of
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:03 am

Oughtist wrote:My heart is breaking
open a hidden secret
all are aware of

All are aware of
The need for infinite speed -
Gaps nonexistant
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:45 am

Gaps nonexistant
ly rest between spaces with
out attachment's grasp
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:21 am

Out attachment's grasp,
Do not get caught in that clasp;
For breath you will gasp.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Che » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:21 am

For breath you will gasp
lips, teeth, and tongue exploring
flesh trembles with joy.

This is fun. xD
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Wonderer » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:50 am

flesh trembles with joy,
gruesome violence ensues;
bloody sacrifice
Whatever makes you happy.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:31 am

bloody sacrifice
wastes not a drop of sweat on
leisurly retreats
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby krossie » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:24 pm

leisurly retreats
dropping poppies and seedz
with wide mouth to eat
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Che » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:40 pm

With wide mouth to eat
no nutrition to receive
empty, wide mouth cries.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:51 pm

Che wrote:With wide mouth to eat
no nutrition to receive
empty, wide mouth cries.

Empty, wide mouth cries.
Occasionally, loud mouths
Listen.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:59 pm

Listen {3...4...5
6...7...8...9...10...11...12}
silent syllables
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:07 pm

Oughtist wrote:Listen {3...4...5
6...7...8...9...10...11...12}
silent syllables

Silent syllables:
Another oxymoron
For Oughtist's pleasure. :)
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:31 pm

for Oughtist's pleasure
contradictions synthesized
the Canist's distress
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:23 pm

Oughtist wrote:for Oughtist's pleasure
contradictions synthesized
the Canist's distress

The Canist's distress -
An unworthy sacrifice?
Not sure what it means.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Sat Apr 17, 2010 3:50 am

Not sure what it means,
But does that really matter;
It's there anyway.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Che » Sat Apr 17, 2010 5:07 pm

It's there anyway
unable to remove it -
your character scarred.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:31 pm

Che wrote:It's there anyway
unable to remove it -
your character scarred.

your character scarred
Phantom of the Opera
though true grace beneath!!!
“How can a bird that is born for joy
Sit in a cage and sing?”
― William Blake


“Little Fly
Thy summers play,
My thoughtless hand
Has brush'd away.

Am not I
A fly like thee?
Or art not thou
A man like me?

For I dance
And drink & sing:
Till some blind hand
Shall brush my wing.

If thought is life
And strength & breath:
And the want
Of thought is death;

Then am I
A happy fly,
If I live,
Or if I die”
― William Blake, Songs of Innocence and of Experience


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― William Blake
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:08 pm

{ 8-[ Yikes, didn't mean to point my Can at you, Anon!!}

Though true grace beneath
covers the underbelly
mania appears
Things are apparent.
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