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> Senryu, Japanese form: 5-7-5 or less
Larry
post Apr 17 17, 14:08
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she was a cut-up
working in a butcher shop;
cut hams and which jokes


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post Apr 17 17, 15:56
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the butt of her jokes
were the hams that she trimmed;
did stand-up ribs too


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post Apr 19 17, 22:45
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did ribs stand up to
hugs from the friendly grizzly;
it was bearable


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post Apr 20 17, 03:00
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she's found bare-able
in a flimsy nightgown;
can see through her plan


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post Apr 22 17, 21:21
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her plan can see through
all the aps on your new phone;
downs low-down down loads


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post Apr 24 17, 01:19
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low down on your down load
you could die from smothering;
your nose knows better


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post Apr 26 17, 22:25
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your bettor nose knows
that ante is all you lose
if you say uncle


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post Apr 27 17, 03:11
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if I say 'Uncle'
let go or there'll be trouble;
I'll kick your gnarlies


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post Apr 28 17, 23:37
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your gnarly isle’s a kick
with its grass hut and beaches;
no tourists atoll


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post Apr 30 17, 05:42
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tourists pay a toll
on the bridge to your beaches;
always free to leave


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post May 1 17, 21:09
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free to leave all ways
but being on an island,
you’ll walk to your boat


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post May 10 17, 18:32
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you walk to your boat
across the face of the lake;
its mouth swallows you


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post May 13 17, 19:02
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its mouth swallows ewe
and doesn’t like roadrunners;
wily coyote


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post May 17 17, 07:30
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why lea coyote?
it prefers the meadow sheep
'cause they lie around


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post May 17 17, 22:34
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they’re lies cause a round
to be scored way below par;
mulligans don’t count


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post May 20 17, 21:19
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Mulligans can't count
past sixty or seventy;
thus their low scores


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post May 22 17, 13:16
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they thrust their low scores
under amateurs’ noses;
par for prideful pros


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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
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post May 22 17, 19:53
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ode to priceless pear:
enjoy the juicy feeling
biting an Anjou


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post May 23 17, 17:12
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biting an Anjou
is almost like chewing gum;
it’s a juicy fruit


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