Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

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Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Don Alexander » Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:41 pm

As always, all discussion goes in here. The other thread is only for entries!
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Radbaron » Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:41 pm

Can we move the JANUARY contest to February?
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Don Alexander » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:02 pm

Well, this usually WAS the January contest, iirc...
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Iceman » Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:15 am

Would it be OK if I entered a haiku in Icelandic?

Nevermind, I already did, and hey! I entered a contest. Just don't judge it too hard (yet), I'm kind of drunk right now... 8-}
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by midgetshrimp » Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:49 am

Could you translate it for us simple English speakers? ;;)
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Radbaron » Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:59 am

Google is your friend...

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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Iceman » Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:56 am

On a hard day's night
It feels nice to lay oneself
down and fall asleep.

I think that would be a translation I'd like.
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Azrael » Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:02 pm

Radbaron wrote:Can we move the JANUARY contest to February?
Don Alexander wrote:Well, this usually WAS the January contest, iirc...

Yes, Haiku's were for January. Last year February was the Lonely Hearts contest.
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by midgetshrimp » Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:48 pm

Thanks Iceman :)
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Iceman » Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:02 pm

What don't I do for my audiences? ;þ
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by TellusEidolon » Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:43 am

Could someone explain to me what the 5/7/5 format mean?
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by yiraheerai » Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:09 am

Five syllables in the first line
Seven in the second.
Five for the last.
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Don Alexander » Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:03 am

First, five syllables
The seven for the second
Lastly, five again

Haiku'd that for you ;)
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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Azrael » Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:50 am

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Re: Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

Post by Iceman » Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:06 am

I bet I could do better still,
just bear with me a sec.
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Too many w's in last line, so I changed it.
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