24 thoughts on “The Politics of Haiku

  1. Björn Rudberg (brudberg) January 8, 2016 / 4:08 pm

    The image of a leaky faucet is something I will remember when listening to politicians – or could you say Chinese Water torture…

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  2. Grace January 8, 2016 / 4:53 pm

    How embarrassing those candidates can be ~ Thanks for joining us at D’verse ~

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  3. AnnMarie Roselli-Kissack January 8, 2016 / 5:41 pm

    love the title, Lillian
    I detest counting – anyone who’s able to make words work with numbers is nothing short of a hero
    grand parallels here!
    am:)

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  4. Bodhirose January 8, 2016 / 6:25 pm

    Ugh…yes, hard to ignore but I do my best! However, I do love haiku. :~)

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    • lillian January 8, 2016 / 6:27 pm

      Thanks for the read! I also enjoy haiku — and tanka too…a few more lines to work with.

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      • Bodhirose January 11, 2016 / 11:45 pm

        You’re welcome. Right, a few more lines! 🙂

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  5. katiemiafrederick January 8, 2016 / 6:28 pm

    Yes..two general
    types of humans..
    closed minds
    open minds
    and Trump
    minds
    third
    when
    first type
    runs for its life..;)

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  6. Bastet January 9, 2016 / 12:21 am

    A peek into the future – and our house certainly needs maintenance – loved your well-written senryu – very sweetly written indeed!

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    • lillian January 9, 2016 / 8:10 am

      So glad you liked it! Many thanks for the read and comment!

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      • Bastet January 9, 2016 / 2:20 pm

        Very welcome indeed .. my pleasure!

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  7. Abhra January 9, 2016 / 12:52 am

    That is a very powerful message in brevity – thank you for joining OLN.

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  8. petrujviljoen January 9, 2016 / 2:40 am

    A few poets chose the political theme and I can’t help but agree. Ours is equally if not particularly offensive. Can’t we do without them altogether?

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    • lillian January 9, 2016 / 8:12 am

      Well…..sometimes I wonder! Many thanks for the read and comment.

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  9. Mary January 12, 2016 / 3:04 pm

    Oh, those dripping faucets (of any kind) can drive a person to distraction!

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    • lillian January 12, 2016 / 3:14 pm

      Agreed! Thanks for stopping by today 🙂 Much appreciated!

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