Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

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Haiku Contest 2012: Discussion Thread

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As always, all discussion goes in here. The other thread is only for entries!
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Can we move the JANUARY contest to February?
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Well, this usually WAS the January contest, iirc...
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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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Could you translate it for us simple English speakers? ;;)
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Google is your friend...

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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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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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Thanks Iceman :)
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What don't I do for my audiences? ;þ
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Could someone explain to me what the 5/7/5 format mean?
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Five syllables in the first line
Seven in the second.
Five for the last.
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First, five syllables
The seven for the second
Lastly, five again

Haiku'd that for you ;)
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Ah, the good old days
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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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