Friday, July 31, 2009

Spot Haiku 25

mid week frisson
luke skywalker lookalike
the force was with me

Ian Row

admire from afar
never getting close to you
i'm scared i'll get hurt

Cesca Alice

sleeping house-
water in whisky
by the heater

Timothy K

burden of beauty
the curse of long eyelashes
oh! they're so heavy

for chris and jessica

Ian Row

Rudd's man & woman
Australia is intolerant

Karen McVean

unequal love is
second class status

Karen McVean

Oh for Zac Effron
Shirtless picture on my wall
Lame fantasy life.

Sutekh The Destroyer

complications cloud
the purpose of my presence
in this room with you

Cathy Dineen

Selection panel
want to know about a time
past that shows future.

Chris Gill

Monday, July 27, 2009

Potatoes and bread
Rice, pasta, cakes and biscuits
Carbohydrate love

Jenny Morris

Big bad China

big bad china
dragon loses its temper
there's smoke. then there's fire

Ian Row
Yes, I gasp and thrash.
You would too if you were dragged
out of your element!

Sharkbite von Herringattack

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Graffiti haiku 2

Wanted: small dark man
for use as mud flap. Must be
willing to travel

Men's room, Sociology Building, Murdoch University

Friday, July 24, 2009

big shot
a big deal
big boots

for my little pony

Ian Row

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

the eucalyptus
bow, rub noses, and shadow
the red carpet road

Ian Row

Trout haiku: A twinset

handsome rainbow trout
dies an inelegant death
food for thought

Ian Row

Sleek, striped, spotted trout
soon your muscle will be mine
eaten with respect.

Chris Gill

Trash & Treasure haiku

trash & treasure
synthetic socks and singlets
no magic this time

Ian Row

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Please lick my tummy!
If you must spit, aim it in
my fur-lined burrow.

Terry the Thylacine

Friday, July 17, 2009

on an old poster for
the crystal ballroom -
a crusading peter garrett

comrade harps the haiku librarian

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Mismatch haiku

for c

friendship, courtship,
hatred, love... friendship, courtship,

Ian Row
Uranium mines
Where did Peter Garrett go?
Burning Midnight Oil.

Sutekh The Destroyer

Regarding Pseudoephidrine

Too much Sudafed
The cure worse than the disease
Slowly the room spins.

Sutekh The Destroyer

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

significant birthday
high tea possibilities
eat our way through this

Ian Row

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

trouper or martyr
this close to your undoing
that far from the truth

Ian Row

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Hot Cross Haiku is Three!

We're three! [Wheeee!]
Shout outs to the following hot crossers for your contributions over the last 12 months.
And a big thank you to all our supporters and followers here and on Facebook.

A.J. Chilson
Anonymous 1
Anonymous 2
Bill Kenney
Cathy Dineen
Cameron Brodie
Cesca Alice
Chris Gill
Crystal Tan
Damien Norris
Dawn Mok
Doug Hamilton
Ginny Phang
Hayu Dyah
Jason Rostant
Jenny Morris
Jessica Ardley
Karen McVean
Leah Billeam
Neil Krieger
Patrick McCormick
Sharkbite von Herringattack
Simon Patience
Steve Andrews
Steve Lawson
Teo Chee Huat
Terry the Thylacine
Timothy K

Hot Cross Haiku Year 3 is dedicated to the memory of Lynne Alice

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Trying to ignore,
Time passing by so slowly.
Tell me when it's time!

Teo Chee Huat