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Icebergs melt bears Poles exhaust pelted creatures Fur absorbs descent Foreigners the lot Bloody migrants escape floes Pillar grown from salt Homeless Exodus Into uncharted rescue No passport needed Charity misplaced Food banks in Antarctica Shoot the messenger True nature provides Mammals seek Noah in trust Close the gates of hell Survival has fits Humans on steroids of greed No doping control Genocide salutes Fish bones drown upon the float Refuge on plastic Jolly old Darwin Nurture mutates on the cross Rejoice its Christmas Evolution sinks One more day in paradise Malcontent scroungers Holy and wholesome Habitats change their disguise Conscience a fig leaf Suffused by wisdom Buddha reaches Atlantis Blows bubbles in vain 08th December 2019 Haikus traditionally do not have titles Can't post them without on the soup though

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Date: 12/8/2019 5:11:00 PM
Lots of interesting imagery, Michael. I remember being in shock when I was told my haiku must not be titled. I've seen people number their haiku, now I use the first word or two as a title. So many rules for haiku... "when people care to know about them". I wish they would create a new category and call it "haiku american-style"
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 12/9/2019 5:02:00 AM
Thank you Line. Structure versus freedom. They say that a title would interfere, but the haiku should interfere with the reader and who is to say. Maybe we should create a 'free style haiku? Best wishes and happy writing, Kai
Date: 12/8/2019 4:54:00 PM
Interesting compilation of Haikus. A lot to ponder.
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 12/9/2019 5:02:00 AM
Then it has achieved its aim. Kind wishes, Kai
Date: 12/8/2019 3:37:00 PM
I got a big kick out of that last one, Kai. Buddha forming bubbles under the ocean!!
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 12/9/2019 5:06:00 AM
Thank you Andrea. The Buddha can probably hold his breath for a long time and is not over until the 'fat guy' sings. Though he is often depicted as lean and wiry. Kind wishes, Kai
Date: 12/8/2019 8:00:00 AM
A gorgeous selection of words. Haiku mastery is your business, and you do it well!
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 12/9/2019 5:07:00 AM
Thank you for your encouragement. I think I will write more haikus. Kind wishes, Kai
Date: 12/8/2019 6:00:00 AM
You have a great selection of haiku here, each with an important message... great selection.
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 12/9/2019 5:11:00 AM
Thank you Silent One. The Buddha's Bubbles will levitate him ...Kind wishes, Kai