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Haiku in the Workplace: Multitasking

  starbucks . . . I leave multitasking to the vending machine   © Martha Magenta   Haiku in the Workplace: Multitasking Troutswirl: The Haiku Foundation blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/10/18/haiku-in-the-workplace-multitasking/ Advertisements

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Senryu

  melancholy thistle the heartache in mother’s song   builders’ butt rain seeps to the bottom of the gulley   mosquito the comments I get on social media   potholes she fills every silence with her advice   driving on … Continue reading

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Haiku in the Workplace

  even in his absence a clamor in the wash— his two cents © Martha Magenta Haiku in the Workplace: Man v. Machine Troutswirl The Haiku Foundation blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/09/13/haiku-in-the-workplace-man-v-machine/

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Important Call

  All our advisers are currently busy. Your call will be answered as soon as one of our advisers are free. Your call is important to us. Meanwhile, we will play some music at top volume . . . . … Continue reading

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Senryu

    blind date . . . he says I am perfect   guilty pleasure— the sidelong glance of her parrot   conversation at the family dinner— quicksand   writer’s block the paper gives me a blank stare   fickle … Continue reading

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Senryu

  Bridge of Sighs a gondolier’s eulogy keeps us afloat   stuck in a rut— her wedding ring after divorce   jello— he just kissed me and left   Downton Abbey how I used to be normal   swirl of … Continue reading

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Haibun – Night Fright

  Holidaying in Portugal, we came across a lake near Nisa and decided to ask at a nearby farm for permission to camp. We were greeted by a large dog, which lunged towards us snarling and pulling against its chain. … Continue reading

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