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Larry
post Jun 14 16, 22:03
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beware the bare trees
when everything else is green;
elephants eat leaves


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post Jun 15 16, 08:36
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elephants on leaves
became very impressive;
permanently flat


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post Jun 15 16, 21:46
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permanently fat
hippo bobs in the river;
flotation device


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post Jun 16 16, 06:47
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flatulation vice:
pressures in the intestines
squeeze out excess gas


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Larry
post Jun 17 16, 14:28
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excess grass squeezes
the trim around flower beds,
rooting up beauty


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post Jun 19 16, 13:45
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rooting for Beauty:
equestrian connoisseurs
show love for the Black


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Larry
post Jun 20 16, 13:07
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love for the black show;
astronomers see eclipse
eating at the sun


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post Jun 21 16, 01:13
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eating in the sun
vultures aren't connoisseurs;
they come in dead last


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post Jun 22 16, 11:03
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the dead caiman last
and keep feet dry in water
when made into boots


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post Jun 26 16, 13:57
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crock made into boots
would prevent child kidnapping;
they ain't endangered


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post Jun 27 16, 22:30
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the endangered ants
made their path through spider webs
they’re now dressed in silk


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post Jun 28 16, 01:51
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dresses made of silk
are holey impractical;
moths spent the winter


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post Jun 29 16, 10:11
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winter moths are spent
laying their eggs on clothing;
holes appear for years


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post Jun 30 16, 18:46
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holes appear for years
in the summer hardpan;
ants keep them open


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Larry
post Jul 3 16, 14:38
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ants keep is open
as larvae spill on the ground;
aardvark’s al fresco


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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.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy



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post Jul 12 16, 04:38
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aardvark Al Fresco
and his great aunt Teeter...
each knows underground


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post Jul 12 16, 18:39
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each underground nose
is used for smells and digging
some gopher the worms


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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.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy



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post Jul 14 16, 02:54
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my go-fer had worms;
came in with a doctor's note
prescribing fishing


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post Jul 14 16, 21:31
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proscribing fishing,
the sign was placed by the lake;
no polls or debate


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post Jul 18 16, 20:35
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I do not understand Haiku, what is wrong with me?
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