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July 27, 2004

obama, o mama!

Filed under: pre-06-2006,q.s. quickies — David Giacalone @ 11:24 pm

podium 2 Barack Obama just finished his speech to the DNC.  Here’s my haiku reaction. 


the skinny guy’s
a heavyweight –
they’re cheering for a lawyer!

……………………………………………………………………………..by dagosan, 07-27-04

 sumo wrestling–
in the trees even the frogs
cheer

…………… by Issa, 1823, translated by David G. Lanoue

 

 

obama p.s. Click here, for a transcript of Barack Obama’s speech to the DNC. To Jeralyn: obama rules tonight. More on obamamania at Electablog, Mathew Gross‘ place, Lessig‘s lair, Rick Klau‘s crypt.

frampton live encore

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 12:56 pm












storm cloud

 










fog all day
the whiteness
in my ears

 


by Alice Frampton, from the World Haiku Assn website

originally in Frogpond XXIV:2

 

 

 










overcast morning–

ripe blackberries

out of reach

 




in English-Language Haiku  (Edited by Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts, Red Moon Press, 2003)





waking from a young man’s dream

last night’s body

creaks and groans

                                              [7-27-04]

 


one-breath pundit  






    • Contagious: New Brunswick indigent defense lawyers boycotting for higher fees.


    • Best wishes to the NY Bar examinees.  But, beware what you wish for. 



      • “There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.”  _________George Bernard Shaw


    • Ditto: Seen your kids lately?  Want to?  see Anonymous Lawyer (via Ernie)

 



 

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