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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The rules are simple:

:bulletgreen: Turn someone's else prompt into a haiku
:bulletgreen: Give a prompt at the end of your comment

For the sake of our game, haikus will be considered 3 line poems with syllable counts of 5-7-5.

A prompt can be anything: a song, a video, a picture, a .GIF, a joke, a weird word, something that happened to you today, or even a deviation. Thumbnails for deviations are encouraged. You can go for tradtional haikus or something as outlandish as possible. For that reason, I'll start us off with two prompts.

First prompt

a tree's blossoms fall during the night


Second prompt

zombie pirates at the rodeo
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nic's second prompt:

Close-up: bull's nose ring
clenched in shredded fist; this year,
champions ride dead.

Prompt: Death in a teacup
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Headlines read: "Nightmare
At Disney: Teacups Spin Out
of Control, Eight Dead."

Prompt: first thing you do upon arriving home after a long day at work
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahahaha! I hadn't even considered that angle--awesome work!

Shoes off at the door,
stretch tired, cramped, aching toes.
"Hi honey, I'm home."

Prompt: paint-splotched jeans
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:-D

Walls freshly painted,
cuddle tiredly in worn
jeans, our brand new home.

Prompt: marbles
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bare feet at midnight;
can't see the floor. Stray marbles
feel like bullet holes.

Prompt: reeling her in.
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Cast my line far and
wide, pauper fishing for a
princess- got one hooked.

prompt: coffee
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Coffee shop order:
vanilla steamer--grande.
Extra whip cream, please.

Prompt--caramel kisses
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Caramel kisses
adorning her vanilla
skin- sundae delight.
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
All my clothes, ruined,
paint-splotched or grimy with goop:
children are messy.


Prompt: consequences
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Admired his specs;
got treated to a lecture
on judging others.

Prompt--fruity pebbles
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
An astrologer's
tea leaves indicate his death
on the equinox.

Prompt: First-aid kit
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Band-aids up her sleeves,
gauze pads shoved into pockets;
hypochondriac.

Prompt: Misplaced lucky rabbit's foot.
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neurotype Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
unraveled soft gauze
to hide the red spots on your
paperthin wet cheeks


Prompt: a left turn to nowhere
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
asdfghjjfdkhgjkds that's beautifullll
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neurotype Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :love:
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Left turn lead nowhere,
three lead right- I was never
good with directions.

Prompt: use both meanings of 'tear' (synonyms not acceptable, i.e rip, you must use the word itself both ways)
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student Writer
The tearing of her
mask is complimented by
the tears on her face.

Prompt: Use the word 'phone' and the word 'armadillo' in one haiku.
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
His armadillo
armor could not protect him,
she still phoned daily.

Prompt: cosmic materials
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Student Writer
a universe is
inside my head; filled with all
who have done me wrong.

prompt: washing tub
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Inhale steamy peace,
exhale filth, through lungs and pores -
washed inside and out.
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EvelynTaliette Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Student Writer
Silverstreaks of stars
Trailing stardust in their wake-
A fleeting night sky.

Prompt: Pond constellation
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Incandescent dance,
ripples bloom across the pond,
Oh, reflected moon!

prompt: use the word "feverish"
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tears waterfall down
pinched, splotchy cheeks. Their song starts.
She tears the pictures.

Prompt: Batting eyelashes
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
My poor eyelashes,
Always at war with lenses
and mascara tears.

Prompt: bag of trinkets
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Go ahead, reach in...
but be careful! Worse fools than
you have lost hands here.

Prompt--
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:iconriseandbe:
RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Bathroom partition
all fogged up, steamy shower
of our ecstasy.

prompt:
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Batting av'rage: 9
men fallen head over heels,
6 merely in love.

Prompt: Impossible to wake up
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hopping dreams blindly;
each mind a diff'rent reason
to never turn back.

Prompt: seashell necklaces
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Underwater gods
dream of mortal souls wearing
seashell necklaces.


Prompt: Grunt (the sound)
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Writer
a forked road looms up;
a right takes you to life, left
turns into nowhere.

prompt: teardrops and stars.
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:iconriseandbe:
RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Saline emotion
blurring what would otherwise
be a perfect night.

Prompt: write a fanfic haiku
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student Writer
sterile medical
slabs are for more than scattered
bones and dead bodies.

The fandom is Bones.

prompt: rotation
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:iconriseandbe:
RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This overwhelming
life, this whirlwind destiny-
the earth spins slowly.

prompt: nothing
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Student Writer
I just figured out
that this haiku is about
nothing at all, ha!

prompt: hawaii
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The classifieds lead
nowhere; a love as deep as
Snape's doesn't exist.

Prompt: use the words "bow tie" in a haiku.
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RiseandBe Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Dinner disaster-
a screaming match alight, a
plate full of bow ties.

prompt: lifesavers
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Diabetic--yes.
But a pocketful of life-
savers always works.

prompt--entwined destinies
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Once upon a Time
Lord, a fez perched. Now he says
bow ties are what's cool.

How can I use bow tie and NOT make a reference to the Doctor? :p Apologies to any non DW fans. :p


Prompt: lizard tongue
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't watch Doctor Who, but that is a pretty AWESOME haiku regardless!

Lizard Breath, he used
to call me. Too bad I don't
know how to spit flames.

True story--my real name is Elizabeth, and there was a guy I grew up with who called me Lizard Breath in elementary school. >.<'

Prompt--poison dart frogs
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't believe I missed this! AHHHH I have so many comments to read!

But I have a response to Nic's first prompt--

Moonlight tendrils fall,
apple blossoms following--
midnight game of tag.

Prompt: forgotten ballet shoes
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Delicate ribbons
unlaced and left in shadow,
children grow too fast.


Prompt: amnesia
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is lovely! I adore your word choice, particularly that first line.

Found on a corner
with dog leash--but no dog.
Remembers nothing.

Prompt: Cleopatra
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*blush* Thank you! I feel a bit shy joining in this as I think I lack the elegance of others, such as yourself. Still, I know that does come in part through practice, hence my participation anyway. ;)


This Cleopatra,
she is Queen, yes, but perhaps
only of denial.


Prompt: thief
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:icontwilightpoetess:
TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, welcome! And given the clever play on words in the haiku below...I really don't think you have much to worry about in regards to your technique. Nicely done!

Beating in your palm,
red droplets like rain on shoes--
you stole my last thought.

Prompt: Plaigirized Revenge
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bless, thank you.

Artwork stolen twice:
third piece held a secret trap,
embedded? Thief! Thief!


Prompt: thirty
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thirty days, girls, skulls...
trophies on his mantel, a
portrait of murder.

Prompt: burning memories.
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camelopardalisinblue Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Unclenched into flames,
divorce cert catching fire:
catharsis granted.

Prompt: thirst
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I totally spammed this forum :stare: okay

the moon mourns softly;
the tree weeps for another
lost child, fallen fast.


prompt: :evillaugh: anagram haiku! (you can just mirror the words, not letters)
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:icondisrhythmic:
disrhythmic Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
You are ridiculously good at this. O.O

Question: anagram or ambigram?
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:iconintricately-ordinary:
intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I totally mixed up anagram and palindrome!!! xD oooops... shhhhh.
I'm so embarrassed :blush:

haha, I just have too much time and words on my hands.
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