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JustDaniel
post Aug 10 17, 18:36
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eschewed his shyness;
he's the spitting image of
wooden indian


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post Aug 11 17, 16:09
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Indians wouldn’t
waste a scrap of buffalo;
it was herd to hide


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post Aug 12 17, 03:11
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see the herd? don't hide!
they'll be felled by fine arrows;
your life's within them


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post Aug 14 17, 14:30
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in your life with them
death was treated with respect;
spirits were lifted


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post Aug 15 17, 07:09
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spirits provide lift
for the wings of a white dove;
it distributes peace


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post Aug 16 17, 13:50
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distributing peace,
one armed missile at a time
limits terrorists



Yeah, I know it isn't Haiku but it's the truth!


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post Aug 17 17, 13:25
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True... and not only is it not a haiku, it's not even a senryu, since it is one uninterrupted thought!

limb is tearing off
during hurricane-force winds;
where will the nest go?



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post Aug 18 17, 07:57
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where will the nest go
after fledglings fly away;
bird-nest soup tastes good


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post Aug 18 17, 09:25
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bird nest soup tastes good;
scramble the eggs and mix
with boiled hatchlings


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post Aug 19 17, 18:40
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with her bold hatchlings
mother gator goes swimming;
belts and shoes from eggs


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post Aug 19 17, 22:21
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belts from shoes and eggs;
the screeching, fighting cats
got the message


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post Aug 20 17, 22:18
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he got the message
with a lot of song and dance;
bees' two-step flight path


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post Aug 21 17, 10:28
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bee's two-step flight path
brings nectar back to the hive;
pollination wins


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post Yesterday, 09:38 AM
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pollination winds
are raised by the insects wings;
bees have a leg up


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post Yesterday, 02:44 PM
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pees with a leg up
marking his territory;
security dog


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