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> Senryu, Japanese form: 5-7-5 or less
Larry
post Jul 31 17, 08:17
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fathers in the See
could not be superior;
nun was a mother


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post Jul 31 17, 13:23
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Nun was a father;
he was the progenitor
of Joshua


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post Aug 2 17, 23:49
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of Joshua’s kin
there were too many numbered;
only One counted



Just a note: Nun was also the name given the oldest “god” in Egypt and was purported to be the father of the Egyptian sun god. Nun was translated as “primeval waters” because the universe was in turmoil.


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post Aug 3 17, 12:55
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only one counted
playing the hide-and-seek game;
all the rest went home


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post Aug 4 17, 08:54
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all went home to rest
from a hard day of playing;
now they just don’t leave


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post Aug 4 17, 10:00
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now they just don't leave;
the branches reach out starkly
from the dead, grey trunk


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post Aug 4 17, 16:15
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from the dead, grey trunk
comes a lot of good firewood;
less leaves leave less mess


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post Aug 4 17, 22:38
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less loaves leave less mess;
bakery opts to shut down
because workers loafed


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post Aug 7 17, 07:43
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bees caused workers loafs
to fly through the bakery;
sweet breads hit the spot


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post Aug 7 17, 16:39
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sweet breads hit the spot
where angry bakers toss them;
they demand more dough


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post Aug 9 17, 09:16
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they demand more dough
and some yeast to make it rise;
beer works with pretzels


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post Aug 9 17, 10:06
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dip pretzels in beer
and they will come out soggy;
best to use mustard


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post Aug 10 17, 14:22
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mustard is used best
as a flavor condiment;
when frankly speaking


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post Aug 10 17, 18:04
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if you're being frank
it's quite hard to be furtive;
you won't fit the roll


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post Aug 11 17, 16:12
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when your roll won’t fit
because of the beer you drank;
it’s a hangover


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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 Aug 12 17, 02:49
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it's a hangover...
and a small belt won't help you;
just makes you tighter


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post Aug 14 17, 14:34
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tighter makes you just
able to take a deep breath;
to wheeze you must ease


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post Aug 14 17, 16:56
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wheezing is teasing
your lungs to pneumonia;
scarring can kill you


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