Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Haiku #40 In Seventy Years

In seventy years
I will probably be dead.
What to do in the time left?
Spend it wisely, please,
but if you don't you'll be dead
making regret a moot point.
So fritter time away or
spend it carefully –
or a little bit of both.

Haiku #39 Even weekdays

Breaks are important.
Otherwise you go insane.
I want to be sane.
That's why I take breaks.
And I'm proud of it.
I also sleep eight hours
every night even week days.
I know it's shocking.
And, yes, I'm American.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Haiku #38 Goodnight

Goodnight, Moon, goodnight.
Sleep tight, and keep out bedbugs.
They will bite bite bite.

Haiku #37 In movies

Living inside characters
you see in movies
then coming back to your life.
Horror, I don't want their life.
Action, I'm getting tired.
Chick-flick, not realistic.
Fantasy, is fantasy.
Comedy, I'll take!

Haiku #36 Obvious

I wish it were obvious.
Then decisions would be fast.
Clear cut is underrated.
Though much less interesting.

Haiku #35 Connecting dreams

I like being creative.
I like logic too.
Not that that's not creative.
But sometimes I like dreaming.
Nothing corresponds.
Or at least not directly.
You are free not to make sense.
You can make nonsense.
You can be illogical.
At least for a bit.
Then come back to waking life.
And try to connect the dots.

Haiku #34 It keeps it interesting

Putting on a red sweater.
This is summertime.
It keeps it interesting.
Putting on an orange coat.
What season is it?
Summertime in Michigan.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Haiku #33 Music from Venice

Music from Venice
How can you go wrong with it?
I like it a lot.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Haiku #32 Meow

(5) Furry black and white
(5) Critters of the night
(7) Running all over the place.

(7) Sometimes they say, "Meow, meow, meow."
(7) Yes, that's what they like to do.
(5) They like to eat and
(5) They sleep all day long.

(7) Oftentimes they say, "Meow, meow.
(6) Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow.
(5) Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow.
(4) Meow, meow, meow, meow.
(3) Meow, meow, meow.
(2) Meow, meow.
(1) Meow."
(0) !

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Haiku #31 The opera is elegant.

Elegant opera.
The content questionable.
The music is good.
So, I guess it's OK then.

Haiku #30 Math

Math is logical.
Very, very logical.
Thinking with order.

Haiku #29 Tests

Tests make me nervous
if I think about it long.
Think of a tropical place.
That sounds good to me.


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Haiku #28 Exothermic Ice-cream


Saturday, July 13, 2013

Haiku #27 Traveling

Trains are romantic.
Airplanes have their charm also.
Traveling is ______.

Haiku #26 Fashion

I like runway shows.
Clothes tell us our history.
We all contribute.

Haiku #25 Chemistry books

I like to read books,
except about chemistry.
Just kidding I think.

Haiku #24 Sweaters

I like wool sweaters.
They keep me warm in winter.
Burr. It gets cold then.

Haiku #23 Dreams

Remember your dreams.
They figure things out for you.
Waking life explained.

Haiku #22 Sleep

Sleep is always nice.
I like to get 8 hours.
7 will due though.

Haiku #21 Butterflies

Butterflies are good.
They come in many colors.
They stop and they fly.

Butterflies at Dow Gardens 2013


Friday, July 12, 2013

Haiku #20 Violin music


Haiku #19 Tampons


Haiku #18 Bond order


Haiku #17 Rainbows


Haiku #16 Reading


Haiku #15 U.S.A.


Haiku #14 Sleep


Haiku #13 Oatmeal


Haiku #12 Counting sheep


Haiku #11 Rose garden


Haiku #10 Film


Haiku #9 Dinner


Haiku #8 Fun


Haiku #7 Songs


Haiku #6 Numbers


Haiku #5 Forth of July


Haiku #4 Stoichiometry


Haiku #3 Pizza


Haiku #2 Kitty


Haiku #1 Skiing