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Saturday, 24 October 2009

It may strike you that, like others do, I haiku too

Three haiku based on the Creation story.


What happened the morning Adam realised a) it wasn't only forestry he was expected to do in his spare time; b) he really should have read the 'Unexpected Arrivals' section of the training manual; c) the conversational style he had developed with the elephants would not suit all situations

He wakes to find Eve
Thinks this is new ground for him
Fumbles for chat-up line



An incident which happened in the days when the creation/evolution debate hadn't quite got started and no one had quite got the hang of it all

Puzzled monkey says:
"You've come too early, Man.
I am still changing."


God demonstrates some of the very first culinary skills with a very exciting set of ingredients

Hand strokes Earth's raw crust
Reunites a crack with milky fingers
Crimps a mountain range

15 comments:

  1. I thought it would be fitting to comment in Japanese:

    私はそれを好む!

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  2. The first two are a hoot, and the third one is actually quite touching. Yes, I'm a sap. I don't care.

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  3. Amanda - my youngest, who's studying Japanese at university, says your comment was nice! So, thanks. (Always best to check ...)

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  4. Thanks, Sharon - glad you liked them.

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  5. hey brain box, veeerrryyy good. And funny too.

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  6. Thanks, Mark. You've forgiven me, then, for wanting your protagonists killed off by monsters ..

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  7. Cheers, Friko. I really rate your rating.

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  8. You speak Haiku well.
    Amanda speaks Japanese.
    I stick to English.

    (did I do that right? I had to google haiku to get the rules! haha)

    Yours are much more creative! Good job.

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  9. Like your style. And share your fondness for minor sentences.

    www.kittymoore.blogspot.com

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  10. Lesley, it made me smile to think of you googling how to do haiku just to write a little comment on my blog post. Actually, I liked your haiku very much!

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  11. Kitty, your blog is quite a revelation for an old married woman like me. And, yes, I think we share a similar sense of humour. I laughed at your yoga phone call ...

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