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Wednesday Haiku contest

It’s time for another round of Blue Jersey haiku.  The rules are that you compose an original haiku and propose the topic for the next commenter.

This week, thanks to Slate and a tip from Daily Kos, we start with a contribution on the Financial Crisis by Sarah Palin.

These corporations.

Today it was AIG,

Important call, there.

(To S. Hannity, Fox News, Sept. 18, 2008)

Next topic: The bailout.

Dateline: Friday, June 6th. 3:00 p.m. – Haiku

Last week it went well.

So why not try it again?

Friday, Haiku day.

The rules again (it’s really not as hard as some make it look): three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence. Take on the topic left before you and leave one at the end for the next in line.

Today’s Topic: Vice Presidential Candidates

Clinton. Richardson.

With Edwards saying he won’t,

They are my two picks.

Next topic: Governor’s race 2009

Good Haiku World

Friday afternoon.

Feel like writing a Haiku?

Guess what? I do too.

You remember these simple rules: three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence. Take on the topic left before you and leave one at the end for the next in line.

Today’s Topic: Subpoenas

Silly Counselor.

Grants are for the public good.

Not for your pocket.

Next topic: Tonight’s Debate

Let’s get Haiku!

It’s been a while, but I am feeling my inner poetry man trying to bust out.

The rules are simple: Haikus will start on the front page,  three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence.  Take on the topic left before you and leave one at the end for the next poet.

Today’s Topic: Marriage equality in NJ

Civilized Unions

(or something to that effect)

here comes the man-bride

Next topic: Why Mike Ferguson really retired from Congress.

Haiku-liscious

Ready to get your Haiku on?  You know the rules by now, right?

Haikus will start on the front page,  three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence.  Each person who adds their poem gets to decide the topic of the next.

Wit, hyperbole, even snark is welcome but (note to self) don’t be unkind.  And of course, please keep it NJ-centric.

tonight’s topic: Election day predictions


November sixth is
coming up pretty darn quick.
See ya, Asselta!


Next topic: another Election Day prediction!
(Have fun!)

Blue Jersery Haiku, latenight weekend edition

Ready to get your Haiku on?  You know the rules by now, right?

Haikus will start on the front page,  three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence.  The author then chooses the topic of the next Haiku, which the reader will take on in the comments.  Each person who adds their poem gets to decide the topic of the next.

Wit, hyperbole, even snark is welcome but (note to self) don’t be unkind.  And of course, please keep it NJ-centric.

tonight’s topic: the week that was

Imus can stick it
Corzine can click it, or else
another ticket.

next topic:  Michael Wildes’ wall of fame

Blue Jersey Haiku, a maiden voyage

We’re constantly brianstorming to come up with features that will inform, enlighten and amuse.  With that in mind, I wanna introduce our Friday Haiku. 

The rules are simple: Haikus will start on the front page,  three lines long with a 5-7-5 cadence.  The author then chooses the topic of the next Haiku, which the reader will take on in the comments.  Each person who adds their poem gets to decide the topic of the next. 

Wit, hyperbole, even snark is welcome but (note to self) don’t be unkind.  And of course, please keep it NJ-centric.

Today’s Topic: Marriage equality in NJ

Civilized Unions
(or something to that effect)
here comes the man-bride

Next topic: Governor Corzine’s budget speech