the trailboss abuses his CodeRanch power for his other stuff (power corrupts. absolute power corrupts absolutely is kinda neat!)
permaculture light bulbs permaculture electric heat permaculture cast iron permaculture wood burning stove permaculture solar food dehydrators
The moose likes Meaningless Drivel and the fly likes Haiku Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP this week in the Servlets forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Other » Meaningless Drivel
Bookmark "Haiku" Watch "Haiku" New topic
Author

Haiku

Scotty Sinclair
Greenhorn

Joined: Jun 26, 2003
Posts: 17
A Haiku for you all!
A break from work
Put on my well worn cowboy boots
Off to the ranch.
HS Thomas
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2002
Posts: 3404
Some more from the web.
Lily:
.out of the water...
...out of itself.
*-*-*
James W. Hackett won the inaugural Japan Airlines (JAL) haiku contest (1964) by setting his poem in a 5-7-5 syllable form and also using a colon on the first line for punctuation.
A bitter morning:
sparrows sitting together
without any necks.
*-*-*
Y2K
Jupiter rises
discreetly
Michael Ernest
High Plains Drifter
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 25, 2000
Posts: 7292

Helicopter beats:
Sweet forfeiture forfeiture forfeiture
Lighting, what now runs.


Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
- Robert Bresson
Richard Hawkes
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 1340
Are you bored right now?
Try a haiku for fun ... err,
what season is it?
Quickly rushing out,
excited by the new snow.
Your arse, bruised and wet!
[ January 15, 2004: Message edited by: Richard Hawkes ]
HS Thomas
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2002
Posts: 3404
Pair of shoes:
Side by side
in step 'til dying shoe
parts the pair
I think this is 3-5-3 haiku.
[ January 16, 2004: Message edited by: HS Thomas ]
John Dunn
slicker
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 1108
Mapraputa Is:
A Site Map/Sheriff here on
the javaranch forums


"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."
John Dunn
slicker
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 1108
John Dunn and his wife,
will have a sibling in June
for their lil' Angel.
John Dunn
slicker
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 1108
What's a haiku?: A
five - seven - five syllable
format, three-line poem
John Dunn
slicker
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 1108
Got insomnia?
For no apparent reason?
Write stupid haikus...
HS Thomas
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2002
Posts: 3404
No light so perfect
that shines from
an open fridge door
at two ah em
[ January 18, 2004: Message edited by: HS Thomas ]
HS Thomas
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2002
Posts: 3404
The point of
a no scoring game
I hear you say
Kylies Kylies
If entertainment is
what you want
go to a circus
[ January 18, 2004: Message edited by: HS Thomas ]
Davy Kelly
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 12, 2004
Posts: 384
I thought people only haikus when they sneeze???
Davy


How simple does it have to be???
Frank Carver
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
It seems that an implicit Haiku rule is that you don't pronounce punctuation. I though I'd exploit that

And before you ask. yes, I have compiled it
:roll:


Read about me at frankcarver.me ~ Raspberry Alpha Omega ~ Frank's Punchbarrel Blog
Frank Carver
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
What am I thinking? I forgot the unit tests

[ January 18, 2004: Message edited by: Frank Carver ]
HS Thomas
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 15, 2002
Posts: 3404
Oops
Back stabbing key
corrects past misdeeds
Thanks
 
With a little knowledge, a cast iron skillet is non-stick and lasts a lifetime.
 
subject: Haiku
 
Similar Threads
The Java Keyword Song: A Study Aide
java haiku
Please handle the message
I'm Here
Importance of meter and meter of importance