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First Annual Cyburbia Haiku Contest

nerudite

Cyburbian
Messages
6,536
Points
30
Re: layoff's suck

boiker said:
i just heard the news
The city just layed me off
unemployed for now


NAFTA is da bomb
Come work in Canada, eh!
Edmonton needs you!



Seriously... we are growing by leaps and bounds, and there are a lot of jobs here if you want to go north. PM me if you need more info.
 

Tranplanner

maudit anglais
Messages
7,943
Points
39
Re: layoff's suck

boiker said:
i just heard the news
The city just layed me off
unemployed for now

Your predicament
I am very sad to hear
No jobs here - sorry

At least you managed to have a little fun and make a haiku out of it. Good luck!
 

adaptor

Member
Messages
123
Points
6
Our Town

Vacant storefronts stare
Homeless and helpless languish
We call this Main Street
 

adaptor

Member
Messages
123
Points
6
Highway Engineering

Central interchange
Quarters the city, divides neighborhoods
Gets you where you’re going
 

adaptor

Member
Messages
123
Points
6
Demographic Shift

We’re older, more colorful
kids have gone, greener pastures
smaller house, big garage
 

Chet

Cyburbian Emeritus
Messages
10,589
Points
34
Re: rush to judgement

rustbelt said:
so many poems
how will we choose the best one?
coffee out the nose

I plan to sit down next Friday morning and pick a selection for the poll. We'll all vote from the selected poll list.
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Not Your Yard

Why are you taking
out my yard gnomes shrubs and trees?
What's a right-of-way?
 

Mastiff

Gunfighter
Messages
7,165
Points
30
Mastiff is Ill

bturk said:
Prudence called in sick

Up all night barfing
Stray home to get well today?
No, meeting at one

If it were at noon
I could be President Bush
Spew chunks on their suits

At least it's Friday
And this thread soon rightly placed
And... boss gone next week

If I can get well
While he cannot stack my desk
I might just catch up

So the next few hours
I won't be posting haiku
But you might hear snores
 

Chet

Cyburbian Emeritus
Messages
10,589
Points
34
Two can play that game

A leather jock strap

Would match her latex outfit

I will go shopping
 

Planderella

Cyburbian
Messages
5,344
Points
31
Re: Re: rush to judgement

bturk said:


I plan to sit down next Friday morning and pick a selection for the poll. We'll all vote from the selected poll list.

Big Day August 9th
bturk (troll) to devise a poll
Bright Cyburbanite

(Gee that one sucked! :blah)
 

Planderella

Cyburbian
Messages
5,344
Points
31
Ode to Hot Psycho Guy

Oh Hot Psycho Guy!!!!!! :eek
Whatcha doin' wit that knife??? :?
I just kissed the guy!!!!!!!!!! :eek
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Runway Acres

New streets in my town
are designed by the Air Force
to land C-5As.

c-5-990331f1312m007.jpg
 

boiker

Cyburbian
Messages
3,887
Points
26
suburbia's misconception

I won't go downtown
People there are dangerous
Homeless will stab me
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
RE: Suburbia's Misconception

Originally posted by boiker

I won't go downtown
People there are dangerous
Homeless will stab me

I would go downtown
if I could carry my gun
but they won't let me.


3Winners.jpg
 

giff57

Corn Burning Fool
Staff member
Moderator
Messages
5,456
Points
35
Mullets Rule

Mullet Heads Must Unite
Billy Ray Cyrus is God
I love my Mullet
 

donk

Cyburbian
Messages
6,961
Points
31
Out of the office all morning in the woods... too much time to think. Between phone calls and reports I have more.


For Tranplanner re request to Planderalla

If your fiance
learns of your request to see lace
the wait will lengthen...
 

nerudite

Cyburbian
Messages
6,536
Points
30
Ode to a Forgotten 3-day Weekend

Civic holiday:
I forgot all about you!
Sleep in on Monday :)
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Civic Holiday?

Nerudite, how strange
Alberta loafs the day we
bombed Hiroshima...
 

jmf

Cyburbian
Messages
591
Points
17
To COTCOOL

Citizens opposed
to control of our land but
don't want any growth


From my surveys

We need a Wal-mart
keep money in our town and
improve local stores


City People

New house in the country
what is that obnoxious smell
the pig farm must go


Our Jobs

planning, web design
subdivision and mapping
the list never ends


Thanks Cyburbia

a morning of calls
inane requests, check the site
know we aren't alone
 

Repo Man

Cyburbian
Messages
2,545
Points
25
More Mulletts!

Its short on the top
And much longer on the back
All hail the mullett!
-------------
all business up front
yet a party in the back
just pick long or short
--------------
why do you insist
on having a dumb hair cut
you look like an ass
-------------
back of the trans-am
mullet girl and mullet boy
making mullett kid
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the mullett is drunk
sitting on the front porch swing
shotgun in his hand
---------------
why are we obsessed
with the rednecks and their hair
mullett obsession
-------------
it is almost lunch
i don't feel like doing work
i write mullett prose
 

donk

Cyburbian
Messages
6,961
Points
31
Portable Signs

A portable sign
Such ugly advertisement
Business says must use it
 

nerudite

Cyburbian
Messages
6,536
Points
30
High of 9 degrees
My barbecque is rusting
Where did summer go?

The real question is...
Who turned on the dumb A/C?
Now I'm frozen! Brrrrr.
 

Tom R

Cyburbian
Messages
2,274
Points
25
haiku

A butt ugly plan

Why do you give it to me?

Karma is not good!
 

Repo Man

Cyburbian
Messages
2,545
Points
25
Portable Sign Part 2

That sign looks to be
in the city right-of-way
time to confiscate
 

donk

Cyburbian
Messages
6,961
Points
31
portable sign part 3

trying to find out
if sign is in right of way
if it is, it goes
 

Planderella

Cyburbian
Messages
5,344
Points
31
donk said:
Out of the office all morning in the woods... too much time to think. Between phone calls and reports I have more.


For Tranplanner re request to Planderalla

If your fiance
learns of your request to see lace
the wait will lengthen...

If Transplanner sees
my thong as he requested
more than wait will grow........
 

Chet

Cyburbian Emeritus
Messages
10,589
Points
34
KMateja said:
10 pages of Haiku
I do not envy bturk
8 more days to go!

S'Awright -- I have a short list of favorites already!
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Board of Selectmen

Seven dictators
All with different agendas
They drive me crazy
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Planning Underground

El Guapo and bturk
throw Molotov cocktails at
Planning magazine.
 

Cardinal

Cyburbian
Messages
10,069
Points
34
Re: Two can play that game

bturk said:
A leather jock strap

Would match her latex outfit

I will go shopping

Bturk in leather
We Cyburbanites wonder
San Francisco bound?
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Re: Re: Two can play that game

Michael Stumpf said:


Bturk in leather
We Cyburbanites wonder
San Francisco bound?

San Francisco bound?
Here in New England, that sounds
More like Provincetown.
 

Dan

Dear Leader
Staff member
Moderator
Messages
19,548
Points
71
A self portrait in 1600 pixels

avatars confuse me
i think i might go back to
mister natural
 

Repo Man

Cyburbian
Messages
2,545
Points
25
Glomer said:
my new avatar
it displays my feelings now
I want to go home


I agree

I would like a beer
I would like a beer right now
I would love a beer

Guinness would be great
Sprecher, MGD or Pabst
even schlitz would do
 

boiker

Cyburbian
Messages
3,887
Points
26
this lot is zoned single family

they build triplexes
one family per unit
not multi-families
 

Dan

Dear Leader
Staff member
Moderator
Messages
19,548
Points
71
$15 oil, filter and lube

portable sign man
why do you always forget
to get a permit

portable sign man
the arrow can't b3 blinking
you n33d mor3 l3tt3rs




(Disclaimer: portable signs are banned in my little town. :) )
 

Glomer

Member
Messages
207
Points
9
schlitz tastes like my feet
pigs eye tastes like sh%$ as well
pass me a summit

I like to get drunk
I like to get drunk very much
lets get drunk right now
 

boiker

Cyburbian
Messages
3,887
Points
26
more portable signs

it's not portable
can you move it? uh huh.
then it's portable
 

El Feo

Cyburbian
Messages
674
Points
19
Ode to Nerudite

Nice new avatar -
Too bad no 3-D specs
to enhance the view... :(
 

Journeymouse

Cyburbian
Messages
440
Points
13
For Tranplanner & Dan

It is hard to be
Rude when very happy - I
Planned a great weekend

It was not as good
As I thought it would be - have
You heard that before?

I should have taken
Myself to the zoo and not
Taken it to bed

Won't be seeing him
Again any time soon - nice bod
Shame about the brain

Maybe I'll give up
On men for a while and get
Myself a parrot
 
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