June 28, 2005

Last Crusade

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(AFP/Timothy A. Clary)

billy's last crusade
the last of a dying breed
filling stadiums

Posted by hunte046 at 12:29 PM

Grey Panther

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(AP Photo/Coke Whitworth)

grey panther marches
pres bush raises their ire
hear grey panthers roar!

Posted by hunte046 at 12:09 PM

June 22, 2005

Lonely Show

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(AP/Photographer Unknown)

Haiku by Lee Howard:
No more tanks to climb,
No more too-drunk-for-Ireland:
It's a lonely show.

Posted by hunte046 at 12:59 PM

Balloon Boy

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(AP/Photographer Unknown)

2 Haiku by Lee Howard:
Not seeing the white
Soft cold ball coming, poor kid’s
Face becomes a wall.

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Evil red balloon
Lures boy into ambush set
By older brother.

Posted by hunte046 at 12:56 PM

Gay Birds

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(Photographer Unknown)

Haiku by Lee Howard:
Penguin wing-brush warm;
Wanting children, they’ll brood stones:
Two gay birds in love.

Posted by hunte046 at 12:49 PM

Nebuchadnezzar

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(Image by William Blake)

Haiku by Lee Howard:
Nebuchadnezzar
In his cave of self—horror:
Do not be like him.

Posted by hunte046 at 12:46 PM

Strange Love

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(Photographer Unknown)

love can be so strange
but strange love can inspire
lovely haiku too

Posted by hunte046 at 12:19 PM

June 21, 2005

Waning Mane

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(Photo by Author)

alas my mane wanes
how will i hide this bald patch
yarmulke, spray paint?

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The Following Haiku by Lee Howard:
No! Wisdom waxes!
Knowledge and discernment burn
Through the dead facade!

Posted by hunte046 at 12:44 PM

El Recortador

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(Photo by Anton Meres)

el recortador
bullfights without cape or sword
in Algeciras

Posted by hunte046 at 12:31 PM

Rumsfeld and Cheney, 1975

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(Photographer Unknown)

rumsfeld and cheney
in 1975
can you feel the love?

Posted by hunte046 at 12:27 PM

Chubby Baby

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(Photo by Peter Parks)

baby with sweet hat
cherubic and gurgling smile
chairman mao looks on

Posted by hunte046 at 12:12 PM

Sad Saddam

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(AP Photo/Iraqi Special Tribunal)

sad saddam hussein
thinks about his palaces
spider holes and sons

Posted by hunte046 at 12:10 PM