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Offline heidi52

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #45 on: January 10, 2014, 05:41:35 PM »
And I asked again,
what is it you want?
but he refused to answer.

Offline bri h

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #46 on: January 10, 2014, 05:42:33 PM »
Enigmatic Heidi. Love it.
Fare thee well Skip. We're all 'Keening' now. xbx

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #47 on: January 10, 2014, 05:42:56 PM »
 ;D

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #48 on: January 10, 2014, 05:44:58 PM »
H- nice, that's a story!

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #49 on: January 10, 2014, 05:52:37 PM »
The truth, which is what we think we want, is too frightening to be held.

Thank Bri and Tom
I love these short exercises.



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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #50 on: January 10, 2014, 05:57:49 PM »
Concussive decisions post-match jeopardised any chance of return.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #51 on: January 10, 2014, 06:00:07 PM »
Pulled ego, hamstrung libido and still the steroids leave poxy marks.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #52 on: January 10, 2014, 06:06:45 PM »
Socrates, a slap across the face made you remember his lesson.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #53 on: January 10, 2014, 06:07:49 PM »
The shallow pool will not deepen just because you think you deserve it.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #54 on: January 10, 2014, 06:12:27 PM »
Concealed in fragile leaves, sheaves of words usurped a bookworm’s uprising.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #55 on: January 10, 2014, 07:26:50 PM »
Too many words spoil the flow, making the poems something else. Think small.
Fare thee well Skip. We're all 'Keening' now. xbx

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #56 on: January 10, 2014, 07:35:13 PM »
And if each word has just one beat on its own to make its point – what then?

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #57 on: January 10, 2014, 07:38:06 PM »
Seventeen syllables, yes seventeen one-stop words, go on, count them.  ;D
Fare thee well Skip. We're all 'Keening' now. xbx

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #58 on: January 11, 2014, 11:36:10 AM »
Forty years of spooning has molded us, shaped us to the perfect fit.

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Re: The American Sentence / American Haiku / Kerouac
« Reply #59 on: January 12, 2014, 10:53:17 AM »
Forty years of spooning has molded us, shaped us to the perfect fit.

Intellectually or body shape? Obesity and slack thought are both problems in today's society. Neat piece of thought-provoking work, Heidi. ;)