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We were eight children crowded in a little house; and just one bathroom. 5/5/16 For Contest: Haiku on "My Family" Hosted by: Marvin Celestial

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Date: 5/16/2016 1:21:00 PM
It is amazing what people have lived through..Certain situations would have been impossible with those limited facilities..Sara
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Date: 5/16/2016 9:08:00 AM
Wow, that would certainly be a challenge! We were 5 kids with one bathroom in Levittown but then we "moved on up" like the Jeffersons to a house with a bath and 1/2. (Thank God!):)
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Date: 5/12/2016 1:18:00 PM
wonderful senyru. 8 children - wow ! That would be challenging.
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Date: 5/12/2016 7:21:00 PM
I didn't know there was a distinction between Haiku and Senryu, but your comment sent me on an info. seeking mission, and I concur with your assessment. I would venture to guess that most submissions for this contest should more properly be classed as Senryu, as it is about family, ie: people. Thanks for the comment. -G
Date: 5/8/2016 2:40:00 PM
We were 9 children with an outhouse..hehe The outhouse part isn't true.:) Nicely done, would be a childhood memory! Keep well, Mikki
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Date: 5/12/2016 7:22:00 PM
At least in the outhouse you might have had more privacy...
Date: 5/5/2016 7:56:00 PM
OMG, That was MY family. There were eight kids and the tiny bathroom was RIGHT NEXT TO THE KITCHEN. Can you believe a more unsuitable place for it? hahaha. The toilet in that old house actually held up better than the two in the house I share with my husband They just don't make stuff like in the old days. Love this one.
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Date: 5/5/2016 7:59:00 PM
13 words...but there is a whole world hidden in that message if you've lived it. Haha. Thanks for the comment. =)
Date: 5/5/2016 4:50:00 PM
Oh my gosh...what fun...maybe not so much at certain times. Ive always wished I had a bigger family..just my brother and I. Nice one. BG
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Date: 5/5/2016 6:36:00 PM
It's a lot more fun looking back on it. ;)