Poetry from the Bottom of the Barrel

13 Nov

It has happened again. I have run out of ideas to put on this blog. This happens more often than it did in the early days of Surrounded by Imbeciles. Back then, my mind was filled with stuff to write about. Now, I have to wait until inspiration strikes.Lightning

With nothing substantial in mind, I have decided to do what I have seen on other blogs.

Haiku.

These haiku do not have a theme. They are going to be typed as they form in my brain.

Treadmill treadmill go.

Treadmill treadmill go faster.

Treadmill treadmill stop.

__________

You know what they say.

Rock n’ Roll has got to go.

Rock will never die.

__________

Monument Valley

Is at the top of this page.

Great place to visit.

__________

Blogging addiction.

I think I have it. Maybe.

Detox not needed.

__________

James Bond – Double O

Seven. Goldfinger is the

best James Bond movie.

__________

This is the West, sir.

When legend becomes fact, print

The legend. Got it?

__________

Today was test day.

Multiple choice. A, B, C

Or D. No E’s please.

__________

Cold weather is here.

Wind blowing. Mist coming down.

How long until Spring?

__________

At the bottom of

Barrel. This post feels that way.

Dirty down in here.

__________

Elvis. Jerry Lee.

Chuck Berry. Little Richard.

Real revolution.

__________

Light dark light dark light.

Dark light dark light dark light dark.

The off and on switch.

__________

Whatever happened

To that guy who disappeared.

You know the one, right?

__________

History repeats.

The lessons are always the

Same. Broken record.

__________

Comments are welcome.

What do you think this haiku

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5 Responses to “Poetry from the Bottom of the Barrel”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong November 13, 2014 at 02:11 #

    Personally, the treadmill and light on/off/on/off worked for me. I think you’ve got talent. Real talent. Really. No kidding.

    • Rick November 13, 2014 at 02:16 #

      Thanks. I don’t know about all of that. I was just trying to get the syllables right.

      • Marilyn Armstrong November 13, 2014 at 02:26 #

        Yeah. We don’t have enough fingers for all 17 syllables. It’s a problem.

  2. DyingNote November 19, 2014 at 05:29 #

    This brings back memories of Elliot of Brainsplats.com who used to write amazing haiku. He’s not been seen in a long while.

    • Rick November 19, 2014 at 14:20 #

      I have never been to his site. I will check out the stuff that is up there.

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