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A Fish Haiku


gulping for air
when minnows swim
beyond their depth


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A Fish Haiku Contest
Hosted by Mick Talbot
Placed 3rd
19th April 2018
                                      

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 4/28/2018 1:05:00 PM
many congrats Paul:-) hugs Jan xx
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/28/2018 4:19:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. Went to Prize Day yesterday, to see the students give an excellent rendition of Sister Act, and Valentina collecting a couple of prizes:) Hugs // paul
Date: 4/28/2018 8:43:00 AM
You as well Paul.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/28/2018 4:15:00 PM
:) :)
Date: 4/26/2018 7:57:00 AM
Delightful one Paul. Congrats on your win.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/28/2018 8:24:00 AM
Thank you, Richard. Have a nice weekend. // paul
Date: 4/25/2018 7:44:00 AM
Congratulations Paul, it's a lovely visual for sure. Warm regards, Laura.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/25/2018 1:21:00 PM
Thank you, Laura. I love swimming, but never take too many chances:) ~ Warm regards // paul
Date: 4/25/2018 1:35:00 AM
Simply beautiful 'ku. Congrats!
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/25/2018 1:16:00 PM
Thank you, Moon Flower. Have a nice day! Regards // paul
Date: 4/24/2018 8:03:00 PM
Great imigary, Paul, congratulations on your win hugs Eve
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/25/2018 1:18:00 PM
Many thanks, Eve. Best regards & Hugs // paul
Date: 4/24/2018 3:34:00 PM
Oh, so it said "or fewer" Good to know!!
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/24/2018 4:00:00 PM
:)
Date: 4/23/2018 10:09:00 PM
Clever haiku, Paul. Congrats on your well deserved podium win.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/24/2018 12:07:00 PM
Thank you, Line. I'm quite pleased with my placement. Regards // paul
Date: 4/23/2018 3:42:00 PM
Yes, it WAS you who did a modern haiku. I am so happy you made the list. Congrats, paul.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/24/2018 12:08:00 PM
I have just noticed that Moon Flower won top spot with a modern entry....
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/23/2018 4:11:00 PM
Yes, indeed, it was ME Andrea:) I have just been through the contest rules and found this: "3 Three lines, 5, 7, 5 or fewer syllables per line." Thank you for looking out for me:) Regards // paul
Date: 4/23/2018 2:01:00 PM
- Congratulations on your 3st place in the haiku contest, Paul :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/23/2018 3:58:00 PM
Thank you, Anne-Lise:) Hugs // paul
Date: 4/23/2018 12:51:00 PM
Oh yes. This is an excellent haiku. Profound. A fave. Congratulations on your win.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/23/2018 3:45:00 PM
Thank you very much, Susan. Both the lovely comments and fav are appreciated. Regards // paul
Date: 4/22/2018 9:42:00 PM
An awesome haiku Paul; good luck in the contest!~Che :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/23/2018 8:58:00 AM
Your 'awesome' is much appreciated, Cheryl:) Thank you! Regards // paul
Date: 4/21/2018 12:19:00 PM
I can relate to your minnows... I am way way beyond my depth... A good one indeed..
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Pashang Salehi
Date: 4/26/2018 1:10:00 AM
Always... :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/21/2018 1:33:00 PM
I read your pleasant comments with a smile, Pashang:) Thank you for visiting. Regards // paul
Date: 4/21/2018 5:43:00 AM
You are so good at writing the form, Paul. Excellent Haiku.
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/21/2018 8:34:00 AM
I try my best, Elaine:) Thank you for the complimentary comments. Regards // paul
Date: 4/20/2018 6:30:00 PM
Good one, Paul. Soupmail for ya
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/21/2018 8:33:00 AM
Thank you, Andrea...on both counts:) Regards // paul
Date: 4/20/2018 2:11:00 PM
Indeed, profound. You give us something to ponder, Paul. Also, the image is very strong and you should do well in the contest. (Mine was not for the contest) Wishing you success! Love, Carolyn
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/20/2018 4:03:00 PM
Thank you dear Carolyn. There are times when it's best to keep our feet on the ground! Have a lovely weekend. Hugs & Love // paul
Date: 4/20/2018 12:14:00 PM
paul, enjoyed your aha ' going overboard' moment--very subliminal!.. good one!.. huggs
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/20/2018 4:01:00 PM
Thank you, Nette. I'm pleased you enjoyed:) Hugs // paul
Date: 4/20/2018 5:56:00 AM
Wow! Profound!
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/20/2018 3:59:00 PM
Indeed, 'profound' is an apt adjective, Kim:) Thank you. Regards // paul
Date: 4/20/2018 4:56:00 AM
There is a very good lesson to be learnt by all here Paul. Very well written - I will watch out that I too do not get out of my depth - however - that won't stop me striving to increase my lung capacity so to swim in deeper waters. All the best in the Contest my dear friend...Hugs...Maria :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/20/2018 3:48:00 PM
Thank you, Maria. I take it that you enjoy swimming:) I live quite near to the beach, and from May to November I nearly go swimming every day. Hugs // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 5:47:00 PM
i like this one, paul! best of luck in the contest...
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/20/2018 3:41:00 PM
Thank you, Ilene. Regards // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 3:48:00 PM
Much truth in this statement
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/19/2018 4:54:00 PM
Thank you for seconding my thoughts, Pixie:) Regards // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 2:53:00 PM
A very thought provoking haiku Paul. Good luck. Tom
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/19/2018 4:54:00 PM
Thank you, Tom; pleased you found it thought provoking:) Regards // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 11:54:00 AM
Excellent as ever Paul, good luck in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/19/2018 12:26:00 PM
You are too kind, Jan...thank you! :) Hugs // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 11:50:00 AM
- This is amazing ... woow, well done, Paul - I wish you top win with this one :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/19/2018 12:16:00 PM
Love your complimentary remarks, Anne-Lise:) Thank you! Hugs // paul
Date: 4/19/2018 11:43:00 AM
short,crisp and profound!Have a great time:)
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Paul Callus
Date: 4/19/2018 12:06:00 PM
Thank you, Kenisha. Have a nice day. Regards // paul
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