A Sunday Haiku Showdown

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First of all, allow me to present the participants:

 

  Kyle

and

  myself

 

It all started with…

**

“from the love I have

through the pain I will embrace

to the life I want”

**

And then continued with…

 

Kyle

i love this poem

it is so very clever

please write another

realityinprogress

my body was weak

replying was put on hold

i had to get food

Kyle

i understand you

we all need some nourishment

it was worth the wait

realityinprogress

happily admit

this poetry geekery

is making me laugh

Kyle

it makes me laugh too

poetry can be such fun

and good for the soul

realityinprogress

who would have known that

until experiencing

expression in short

Kyle

i think we should try

to post this conversation

on both of our blogs

realityinprogress

i say let’s do it

post this haiku nerdery

i just wonder how

Kyle

i find it a thrill

to squeeze my words so tightly

into such a form

realityinprogress

i really agree

maybe the future will be

one-word poetry

Kyle

i like that idea

let me have a go at it

here is my word – poem

realityinprogress

truely love your word

for me another one though

‘love’ my word will be

Kyle

your word is so sweet

and i find myself thinking

our words are the same

realityinprogress

maybe all words are

same reflection of a truth

we find in all hearts

Kyle

i think you are right

and very clever, that is

when shall we publish?

realityinprogress

let’s do it right now

we’ll each make a version and

publish when ready

Kyle

i was just about

to say exactly the same

what shall we call it?

realityinprogress

hmm i’m not sure yet

maybe Haiku Geekery

or what do you think?

Kyle

i have to cook now

but i am coming right back

what fun this has been

realityinprogress

go eat without stress

i’m just working out the form

playing with design

realityinprogress

I’m ready to post

A Sunday Haiku Showdown

you like the title?

Kyle

i like it a lot

a sunday haiku showdown

ready when you are

realityinprogress

okay let’s go then

put this boat in the ocean

*that was really lame*

 

I’ve never done a Haiku before and then suddenly one was there, coming from I don’t know where. But seriously, how awesome is Haiku?!

I just had so much fun :D

 

And do go and check out Kyle’s amazing version of our WP synergy on kylemew.com – you will not be disapointed.

Btw here is the original version (or just scroll down) – somehow the conversation order tweaked a bit, though.. Ah well..

 

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8 thoughts on “A Sunday Haiku Showdown

    A Sunday haiku showdown « kylemew.com said:
    March 25, 2012 at 10:58 pm

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    moses11 said:
    March 25, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    I love it! This is poetry coming to life in real life…plus that part about love and poem being and meaning the same…nice.

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      realityinprogress said:
      March 25, 2012 at 11:12 pm

      I hadn’t thought of that, ‘poetry coming to life in real life’ – I like that.
      Thank you so much for commenting and adding an extra aspect :)

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        moses11 said:
        March 25, 2012 at 11:14 pm

        No problem, it’s nice to see poetry that relaxed and fun. I think a lot of poets are trying too hard to be serious and forget that poetry is about expressing yourself.

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          realityinprogress said:
          March 25, 2012 at 11:29 pm

          Yea maybe you are right about that.. Personally, I love being serious (or in complete despair) but even more I love to just let out whatever is there – playing with that process is just amazing.

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            moses11 said:
            March 25, 2012 at 11:32 pm

            I know what you mean, I typically write my best poetry when I’m under a lot of stress and I’m purging the negative feelings. But every once in awhile it’s nice to kick back and write something silly

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              realityinprogress said:
              March 25, 2012 at 11:38 pm

              You are so right. Right now it’s getting late but tomorrow I’ll definitely go check out your blog – love the name of it!

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                moses11 said:
                March 26, 2012 at 12:08 am

                Thanks! And agreed I need to get to bed.

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