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Bloggers PhotoFor all the wonderful people who post comments on my writes, Please don't mind me as I'm not much of a reader.  I've never been one to read with emotion, I'm a Technical manual, or news kinda guy.  If I pick up a book (rarely) its non fiction. So I fail to comment on much and I apologize.  It is though a great joy to be able to express my feelings with words and see them touch many of you. Thank you all1

I'm just a regular guy in my mid 30's with 4 kids (14, 12.5, 5, 3.5) and a loving wife of 14 years. I work for a power company as a computer programmer, which has its days.

My wife has been working nights and I decided to send her haiku's for fun for her late night breaks. I was in a low spot when I started and now 5 months later it has become a fun challenge finding the words :)

I may not be the most graceful writer or best user of grammar but it doesn't stop me from trying :)

I hope you all enjoy.

(Don't mind me as I try out a bunch of new forms till I find my niche :) )

A tragic story about a fight over poetry, reported in an amazing way

Blog Posted:1/29/2014 2:39:00 PM

Ok so someone in Russia was murdered because he fought with a friend that poetry was not “Real Literature”.  That is a very sad reason to resort to violence and I do not condone it. BUT the way the reporter wrote the article really made me chuckle.

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  1. Date: 1/30/2014 5:35:00 AM
    Making a point was she I wonder?? I am sorry a life was lost; but the journalist seemed to show her thoughts on poetry in her own way. Good morning Adam :)

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    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 1/30/2014 7:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yeah overall Poetry won out over Prose. Morning F.J. :)
  1. Date: 1/30/2014 2:49:00 AM
    Killing a fellow human is an extreme and truly mortal sin, but posting non-poetic and extremely ugly verse written in a few minutes on a poetry site (generally speaking), is a significant sin as well. I am answering with a slight smile, to buoy up the present combination of circumstances.

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    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 1/30/2014 7:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm still working on my coffee. *Morning*, *the*
    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 1/30/2014 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Morngin G. With all teh "fun" going on around here in the past few months I started to wonder who hasn't posted in a while...(and may be from Russia ;) )
  1. Date: 1/29/2014 4:53:00 PM
    LOL! That's an original article!! Good one, Adam!

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    Hapworth Avatar Adam Hapworth Date: 1/29/2014 7:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I clicked on it and it took a second to sink in what he had done. Crazy people in the world.

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My Poems

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6/23/2014Their Final RaceFree versedeath,race,
4/29/2014 winters graspRhymewinter,
1/12/2014Honey DewHaikufun,husband,wife,
1/7/2014Icy BeautyHaikubeautiful,beauty,winter,
12/29/2013escaping coldHaikubeauty,flower,sick,winter
12/19/2013Still ThereHaikudream,friend,hope,
12/13/2013The WhittlerFree versegrandfather,grandmother,i
12/10/2013Memories awaitHaikuchildren,christmas,memory
12/5/2013Warmths reliefMonokudream,snow,stress,winter,
12/4/2013Winters StressMonokubeautiful,snow,strength,s
11/29/2013As I Lay me downRhymelove,wife,
11/11/2013LongRhymei love you,longing,wife,
11/7/2013I Spit Fire -Contest-Rhymefun,silly,
11/1/2013ObstructionHaikulonging,missing you,writi
10/14/2013Within SightGhazalfamily,life,love,
10/10/2013Empty SpotHaikumissing you,wife,
10/1/2013Timed rightHaikuautumn,light,sun,
9/30/2013Supporting FamilyHaikufamily,strength,

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