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Post-fire Haiku
« on: August 14, 2019, 01:07:42 PM »
Are you bored today?
Decompression got you down?
Write me a haiku.

Rules for Writing Haiku

or if you are feeling lazy, just let this generator write one for you:
Haiku Generator

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2019, 01:08:37 PM »
Monday I awake
Warm sunlight fills my morning
Or is it Tuesday?

I dreamt of work angst
But woke to FIRE peace and joy
Thank you M M M

Sunny afternoon
No rushing, only being
In the moment now

Watching hummingbirds
Anna’s, rufous, ruby-throated
All day if I choose

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 01:36:02 PM »
Rush hour traffic sucks,
So they tell me; I don't care.
I never see it.


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 02:13:43 PM »
I like it @bacchi, you've inspired me:

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 02:16:41 PM »
Sadly, I must work
Today, the next, not always
Someday, soon, the beach.


Disclaimer: I am really bad at counting syllables.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 02:53:01 PM »
Disclaimer: I am really bad at counting syllables.

I'm not checking :-)
See you at the beach

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2019, 04:03:58 PM »
See ya later Bud
Retirement is my time now
I do what I want.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2019, 04:07:29 PM »

Beautiful sunrise
The klaxon sounds somewhere else
Comfy, comfy bed

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 04:12:47 PM »
Disclaimer: I am really bad at counting syllables.

I'm not checking :-)
See you at the beach

According to the link, occasionally breaking the rules has become part of haiku so I have a loophole. :)

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2019, 06:08:12 PM »
Good job @G-dog and @herbgeek

According to the link, occasionally breaking the rules has become part of haiku so I have a loophole. :)

Scared to try haiku?
Look, @Megma found a loophole
Just have fun with it.


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2019, 06:24:56 PM »
I spent a semester in university composing limericks about my friends...  Haiku is a bit trickier for me.


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2019, 08:25:34 PM »
I spent a semester in university composing limericks about my friends...  Haiku is a bit trickier for me.

I'd love to see a post-fire limerick if you are feeling creative G-dog

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2019, 07:40:53 AM »
This is so fun!!  Thanks @Parizade


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Friday after work, no fun
But it twas Monday


True story.  We skipped the bank because he thought it was Friday after work (the busiest time), it was actually Monday. 


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2019, 08:35:22 AM »
Haha, love it @Loren Ver. I did the same thing a couple of weeks ago (thought Monday was Friday), then thought to myself "who does that? am I losing it?" Thanks for reassuring me that it's normal FIRE behavior.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2019, 09:53:22 AM »
Since my loophole was approved and inspired by @Loren Ver....


What is today? hm.
Monday? Friday? I've no idea.
I've no work to do.


Seriously, not knowing what day it is happens to me after about 3 days on vacation. It can be troublesome when traveling to remember what day it is because I have to catch a flight or something. I look forward to having no idea what day it is :)

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2019, 10:27:52 AM »
Haha.  You two are too funny!!

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2019, 11:16:53 PM »
Yesterday over the pine-scented hill
Today near the empty beach
Catching the perfect moon

It says about my main activities in the last two days. I lost track of not only the day of the week, but also the season of the year. I live in San Diego. We traveled to China in April in a hot, humid city. Coming back to San Diego seems like returning to a fall. I had to think hard which season it is the other day. LOL. Keep writing Haiku!

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2019, 10:43:20 AM »
Yesterday over the pine-scented hill
Today near the empty beach
Catching the perfect moon

It says about my main activities in the last two days. I lost track of not only the day of the week, but also the season of the year. I live in San Diego. We traveled to China in April in a hot, humid city. Coming back to San Diego seems like returning to a fall. I had to think hard which season it is the other day. LOL. Keep writing Haiku!

Nice haiku! the moon has been beautiful.
Where in China were you? I remember Guilin being hot and sticky even in March.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2019, 11:35:55 AM »
I spent a semester in university composing limericks about my friends...  Haiku is a bit trickier for me.

I'd love to see a post-fire limerick if you are feeling creative G-dog

I read this before bed the night you posted it.  I got the 1st 2 lines while laying in bed - but they disappeared by morning....


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2019, 12:19:53 PM »
Cell Phone Girl
Cell phone girl talks loud.
My cubicle is just too close.
She never shuts up.


Must F.I.R.E.
Coffee twice a day.
But never a one at home.
Must save 'drenal glands.


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Telework is best
compared to working at all.
My world is so small.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2019, 12:38:50 PM »
This generator made me laugh with it's auto reviews! https://www.poem-generator.org.uk/6vfv9xw/berries-haiku.html

Berries - A Haiku
by mmm

Serene afforest
An urban berries rambles
at the perfect book

"I don't like short poems. So why am I reviewing a haiku, you may wonder? Well, I liked the title - 'Berries'. It went down hill from there."
- Enid Kibbler

"I felt that I was a berries. It was spooky. I hope to read more by mmm. Perhaps next time, something longer."
- Zob Gloop

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2019, 01:49:18 PM »
Nice ones @A Fella from Stella. That last one made me want to write one about telework, but then I realized I would have to think about what working from home was like and I just don't want to.

I read this before bed the night you posted it.  I got the 1st 2 lines while laying in bed - but they disappeared by morning....

Hate when that happens
So much brilliance in the night
Washed away by dawn

@MonkeyJenga, I had no idea the generator did that, that's hilarious. I'll have to try it now.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #22 on: August 17, 2019, 02:15:17 AM »
Damn insomnia
I should be sleeping, I'm not
Tomorrow I'll nap

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #23 on: August 17, 2019, 05:12:08 PM »
Epic journey done
Yearn for hues of blue and green
Vivid landscape dreams

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #24 on: August 17, 2019, 09:05:34 PM »
Nice! Is that how you chose your screen name, because you yearn for green?

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #25 on: August 17, 2019, 09:26:12 PM »
Balance is a point
I travel through on my way
to the next extreme

Written by a friend of mine
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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2019, 09:35:38 PM »
Relaxing now
Who knows what will happen next?
Maybe more relaxing

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #27 on: August 17, 2019, 09:49:01 PM »
Yesterday over the pine-scented hill
Today near the empty beach
Catching the perfect moon

It says about my main activities in the last two days. I lost track of not only the day of the week, but also the season of the year. I live in San Diego. We traveled to China in April in a hot, humid city. Coming back to San Diego seems like returning to a fall. I had to think hard which season it is the other day. LOL. Keep writing Haiku!

Nice haiku! the moon has been beautiful.
Where in China were you? I remember Guilin being hot and sticky even in March.

We went to Chengdu, Sichuan and stayed there for 3.5 weeks.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2019, 10:00:19 PM »
Post fired life
Swimming, biking, yoga
All good ways to fill my days

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #29 on: August 30, 2019, 04:46:45 PM »
What day is it?
Why do I care at all?
Game night is Thursday!

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #30 on: August 30, 2019, 06:01:48 PM »
Labor day cometh
Thank you to those that do work
So I don't have to.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #31 on: August 30, 2019, 06:37:32 PM »
Well done @Cannot Wait! @Threshkin and @Loren Ver

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I wander through space and time
Landing here some days

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #32 on: August 31, 2019, 06:59:28 AM »
Well done @Cannot Wait! @Threshkin and @Loren Ver

No longer tethered
I wander through space and time
Landing here some days



I'm glad you land here on the thread some days :D.

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #33 on: August 31, 2019, 11:09:20 AM »
Me too, it's a fine place to land


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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2019, 12:34:38 AM »
GET UP! One more year
Is today the day I choose
One More Day or FREEDOM!

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #35 on: October 05, 2019, 04:47:23 PM »
Always ate food out.
Turns out I'm a decent cook.
Just hate cleaning up!

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Re: Post-fire Haiku
« Reply #36 on: October 12, 2019, 10:14:30 AM »
4% or 3?
How much money do I spend
Reading in the sun?