Cookie Cutters ~ Haiku

all perfect copies
each one exactly the same
no one is special

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Surprises ~ Haiku

More than other types
Surprises of chocolate
Always are welcome

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Emergency ~ Haiku

Stay calm; Don't panic.
Be prepared with a 'go-bag'
Take bag, kids, pets...Go!

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Longing ~ Haiku

Remembering loss
Wishing for what you can't have
Dwelling on the past

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Independence Day

The Fourth of July
Celebrate with fireworks
Our independence!

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Watch through the window
Flashing lights in the backyard
Entertains the cat

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Bad Kitties ~ Haiku

Up on the counter
Licking the dinner I made
I can't eat that now


Careless ~ Haiku

Startled From My Thoughts...
What's That Noise? Do You Smell Smoke?
I left the stove on!

Diet ~ Haiku

New Years Is Long Past
Resolutions Now Have Failed
I Eat What I Like

Expectations ~ Haiku

thoughts and hopes and dreams
mental pictures of "someday"
plans of what might be


Flies ~ Haiku

Rotten Little Pests
Quit Whizzing Around My Head
Don't Make Me Squash You!

Gasoline Prices ~ Haiku

Go Cruising For Fun
Spend Just Pennies Per Gallon
In The Good Old Days

How-To Haiku ~ Haiku

I Need A Poem
A Demonstration Haiku
These Three Lines Will Do

Ice Storm ~ Haiku

Frozen Water Falls
Glittering Landscape Covered
Mother Nature's Art

Jello Mold ~ Haiku

wiggles on the plate
chunks of fruit hover inside
you can't resist it!

Kite ~ Haiku

windy, windy day away
string tied to a dream

Letters ~ Haiku

Mail that smells like ink
I miss the days of letters
E-mail does not smell

Marshmallows ~ Haiku

Why do cats like these??
Marshmallows make them so sick!
They must taste great twice.

Nap Time ~ Haiku

She Drifts Off At Last
Such A Long Day Of Playing
Mommy Needs One Too

Origami ~ Haiku

Make Origami
Fold Paper Into Creatures
Wish Upon The Cranes

Photographs ~ Haiku

Take A Picture Quick!
Hold A Moment Forever
Captured Bits Of Time

Quotes ~ Haiku

I know what I mean
Someone else said it better
I'll borrow their words!


Redneck Hors D'oeuvres ~ Haiku

Chunks Of Homemade Cheese
Tiny Wienies Dipped In Sauce
Good Stuff On Toothpicks

Shower Singing ~ Haiku

I sound great in there
the acoustics are awesome
audience gets wet

Teddys ~ Haiku

The Playroom Is Dark
And Now That They Are Alone
Teddy Bear Picnic!

Umbrellas ~ Haiku

dry when you have one
pours when you leave it at home
inverse weather gauge

Violets ~ Haiku

dainty soft flowers
springing up without warning
gracing my front yard


Work at Home ~ Haiku

My Kids Are My Boss
The Sun Is My Alarm Clock
I Have The Best Job!


Xylophone ~ Haiku

baby's noisemaker
do they come in grown-up size?
we'd play a duet


Yogurt ~ Haiku

good digestion aide
my fav: chocolate frozen
is that still healthy?


Zebra Stripes ~ Haiku

they're white with black stripes;
or are they black with white stripes?
zebra does not care

Yarn ~ Haiku

compulsive hobby
collecting yarn to crochet
stash out of control!

X-Rays ~ Haiku

hold still though it hurts
wait nervously for results
then hear the bad news

Warm Laundry ~ Haiku

Just Before Bedtime
Put Blankets In The Dryer
Go To Bed Toasty

Vegetable Garden ~ Haiku

hands in the clean soil
watching the seeds burst with new life
eat the fresh results

Under the Fridge ~ Haiku

Something Doesn't Smell Okay
Eww, Decaying Mice!

Teeth ~ Haiku

Keep them very clean!
Heed this warning or you will...
Keep them in a glass!


Socks ~ Haiku

Once upon a time,
I tried to dry both my socks.
I have just one left.


Rain ~ Haiku

Shower From Heaven
Run Outside And Dance In It
Let The Neighbors Laugh

Quilters ~ Haiku

Scraps sown with love
Quilters make nice comforters
Sharing peace by piece

Pajamas ~ Haiku

Fresh from the dryer
Soft and warm against my skin
Snuggle me to sleep

Ode to eBay

Beanies To Kidneys
The Internet Version Of
Portobello Road

Noodle Wallpaper ~ Haiku

'When They Stick, They're Done.'
All My Pasta Thrown At Walls...
Nothing Left To Eat!

Mommies ~ Haiku

like the life they give others
mommies are special


Lincoln Logs ~ Haiku

thriftshop treasure find
memories of my childhood
shared with my own kids


Koalas ~ Haiku

sitting in a tree
eating eucalyptus leaves
so adorable

Jenga ~ Haiku

keep your hand steady
loosen blocks so carefully
don't let tower fall


Igloo ~ Haiku

house made out of ice
what if it catches on fire?
those inside would drown

Heros ~ Haiku

everyday people
who stand up when there is need
and put others first

Giraffes ~ Haiku

gaunt giraffes gently
go galloping gallantly
gain glamorous goals

Fried Food ~ Haiku

enjoying fried food
though I know it's bad for me
grease is so yummy


Easter Eggs ~ Haiku

White eggs being dipped
Changing to every color
They still taste the same!

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D is for Doughnuts

bought baker's dozen
told everyone there were twelve
ate the thirteenth one!


Cat ~ Haiku

compact warm bundle
in the center of my bed
I hate to move him


Bisquik ~ Haiku

makes pancakes, biscuits,
and all manner of desserts
versatile powder


Anything ~ Haiku

a challenge to write
on things starting with an "a"
is overly broad

"almost anything"
seems too much like "everything"
and might never end


Omelet ~ Haiku

Perfect Half-Moon Shape
Filled With Goodies, Oozing Cheese
Must Break A Few Eggs!

Noodle Wallpaper ~ Haiku

'When They Stick, They're Done.'
All My Pasta Thrown At Walls...
Nothing Left To Eat!

Bowling ~ Haiku

Very Heavy Ball
Those Pins Look So Far Away
Who Else Wore These Shoes?

Address Book ~ Haiku

Once A Year Update
Where Have All These People Gone?
When Did We Lose Touch?

Redneck Hors D'oeuvres ~ Haiku

Chunks Of Homemade Cheese
Tiny Wienies Dipped In Sauce
Good Stuff On Toothpicks

Marriage Vows ~ Haiku

Till Death Do Us Part
Try To Leave And I'll Kill You
A Deal Is A Deal

Beard ~ Haiku

Warm Scratchy Whiskers
Make Nice Braids While Grandpa Sleeps
Won't He Be Surprised

Electric Bill ~ Haiku

Sitting In The Dark
Still Watching For An Offer
Guess I Planned Badly

Girls Gone Wild ~ Haiku

Drunk Girls Showing Off
Now: A Million Dollar Show
Some Day: They'll Regret...

American Idol ~ Haiku

Singing on T.V.
A Chance To Be Discovered
Still, You Need Talent!

Snoring ~ Haiku

The Sound Is So Loud
No One Else Can Sleep A Wink
Can't You Hear Yourself??

Veteran of the Pie War ~ Haiku

Dazed Asparagus
Bathing In A Giant Tub
Ducky Comforts Him

Light Bulb Changes ~ Haiku

Ironic Struggle
This Job Would Be Easier
If It Was Not Dark


Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Haiku

Warm from the oven
Served with a cold glass of milk
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