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It's that Time of Year Again [2nd Annual Cyburbia Haiku Contest]

donk

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It's that Time of Year Again

Just looked and saw that it is time for the 2nd Annual Haiku Contest. Last year's winner
was Dan, maybe he and Chet(the instigator) can compile the finalists for this year.

Just remember 5-7-5

Here is my first shot.

Farewell to a Cyburbanite

Amish Sin City
Drawing towns on paper sheets
Good Bye Stardarcy.
 

SGB

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All hail the haiku
A good thing it is Friday
No work is done today
 

SGB

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Cyburbia geography

Where all we all from?
We are international,
Not just Midwestern.
 

Jeff

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It makes me so sad
The fact that stardarcy left
Back of napkin towns
 

Jeff

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The rain never stops
It is so dark and dreary
I'm going to cry
 

SGB

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Rural economic development

Town has no zoning
Huge lot, the farm is failing
ATV center?
 

Seabishop

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Real estate agent
Why do you exaggerate
What can go on land?

Flannel and poutine
What are Canadian dudes
Foreign or something?

Tongue splitting weirdos
Guess the city and hair band
Will start work later
 

El Feo

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NIMBY

Now that I live here
All development should stop
Raise the drawbridges!
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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SGB said:
Mr. Paul H. Henry -
An intellectual snob.
Haiku for the masses!
It's amazing the some of the causes people support.

By the way, SGB, your haiku went 6-7-6. Don't let Mr. Henry know. Not only are you perverting the Japanese haiku, you are doing it with the wrong syllable count.
 

SGB

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SlaveToTheGrind said:
It's amazing the some of the causes people support.

By the way, SGB, your haiku went 6-7-6. Don't let Mr. Henry know. Not only are you perverting the Japanese haiku, you are doing it with the wrong syllable count.
:(

[hanging my head in shame]

Looks like my Microscam Sylable Counter (TM) failed me yet again!

I've put the following on the bulletin board in front of my desk for future reference:

It’s five syllables
Then seven more syllables
Then five syllables
 

Repo Man

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Henry is a guy
Who all of his friends dispise
Annoying jackass

..this guy is the kind of nitpicker that always has to point out why something is wrong. You know, the type when you say "We live in a free market economy" who like clockwork responds with "Actually, is is not a free market economy....blah blah blah.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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SGB said:
[BI've put the following on the bulletin board in front of my desk for future reference:

It’s five syllables
Then seven more syllables
Then five syllables [/B]
Mr. Henry would be proud of you.
 

H

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No coffee for me
Am discombobulated
OJ does not work
 
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Seabishop

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May the giant sign
Outside the AutoZone store
Smash the damn roof in


Distressed landowner
Bitch about neighbors later
Cyburbia calls


Zoning ordinance
Is five freakin bucks loser
Your land costs thousands


Apartment dwellers
Are rapists and drug dealers
Who beat their children


Single family homes
Sprout lawns of goodness and truth
Others can drop dead
 
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Jeff

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Stupid planning verse
Talk about something else please
Its Friday now guys
 

H

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Tonight I get drunk
My college friend is in town
We might go to jail
 

Seabishop

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Mike D. said:
Stupid planning verse
Talk about something else please
Its Friday now guys
Last year's candidates had to be planning related. I'm going for the GOLD!

How about another favorite topic here?

Metallica, huh?
This is not some tribute band
In their mom’s basement?
 

mendelman

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I am building a
reputation for totems
Must find the right tree
 

Seabishop

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I'm on vacation next week, I've got to produce!!!


I should watch the news
But shucks that Spongebob Squarepants
Is so damn funny


That girl is so hot
Is she checking me out too?
No she is laughing


Bouncer please let go
I had a moustache last month
Don’t I look forty?


Sure I’ll rezone you
Just slip those Celtics tickets
Right in my briefcase
 

Repo Man

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First pick in my draft
Can't decide who I should take
Ricky or LT?

Tomlinson is great
Ricky's coaches like to run
And their QBs suck

I have considered
Putting their names in a hat
And picking like that

I should get to work
Quit researching football picks
Maybe in an hour
 

pete-rock

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Was picked up for drugs.
They found my stash of cash, but
I am innocent.
 
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pete-rock

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He's Schwarzenegger.
Could be the first governor
known for juicing it.

I've got more, and I promise I won't do them one post at a time.
 

donk

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Last year's candidates had to be planning related. I'm going for the GOLD!
This years should be too, or about things / people who hang out here.
 

ajacks13

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here's a couple - enjoy!

summer means neighbors
complaining about nothing
in particular

even the best plans
are flawed but it's still better
than no plan at all

cities turn me on
the street the people the food
it just feels like home
 

H

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My on topic entry:

My town has a plan
But nobody follows it
So the plan is moot
 

mendelman

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unending suburbs
high density is better
must drive to rural
 

Jeff

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donk said:
This years should be too, or about things / people who hang out here.
Why don't you bite me
You freakin stupid canuck
I'm just playin 'round
 

pete-rock

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Mike D. said:
Why don't you bite me
You freakin stupid canuck
I'm just playin 'round
Mike D., you're real good
putting comments in haiku.
Now get back to work.

Kobe in a jail?
He won't be the last baller
caught for chasing tail.

Are there bonus points for rhyming haiku?
 

Jeff

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SlaveToTheGrind said:
Zoning Goddess hot
Nerudite is curious
PlannerGirl makes three

It sounds to me like
You're going to get bitched at
When they read that rhyme
 

giff57

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Stolen from michaelskis



I once owned a car
and the muffler fell off it
man did it sound good
 
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