Haiku – Camel Beauty Pageant

Posted: February 28th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »

CamelFrom TVNZ: Tribes show best camels at beauty pageant.

Bactrian beauties
If yours fails the swimsuit round
Please don’t get the hump


Haiku – Mail delivered 27 years late

Posted: February 27th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Royal MailFrom The Telegraph: Royal Mail Delivers Package 27 Years Late.
It’s time to be frank
and think outside the postbox.
We need change post haste


Haiku – Elvis’s hair fails to sell

Posted: February 26th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »
Elvis

(image from 8notes.com)

From The Telegraph: Elvis’s hair fails to sell at auction.

King’s locks are Too Much
His fans’ spare cash is Way Down
Return To Sender


Haiku – World’s longest hair man dies

Posted: February 25th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Tran Van HayFrom the Metro: Man with ‘world’s longest hair’ dies.

Six metres long then
six feet under. Hair today,
and gone tomorrow.


Haiku – Scottish Restaurants to Fight Obesity

Posted: February 24th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

From Telegraph: Restaurants to serve smaller portions to combat obesity.

Mmm, what shall I have?
The double lard burger with
half of the salad.


Haiku – DUI with Lorry and Horse

Posted: February 23rd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »

FHorse / Lorryrom The Metro: Man Drunk Driving Lorry and Horse.

You can lead a horse
to the garage, but you can’t
after too much drink.


Haiku – Real Life Spiderman?

Posted: February 22nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »

SpidermanFrom The Telegraph: Discovery may lead to real life Spiderman.

Pete Parker prowess?
I can hardly wait, in fact,
I’m climbing the walls.


Haiku – Dogs on Prozac

Posted: February 21st, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

ProzacFrom Times Online: Dogs Prescribed Prozac.

Canine chemistry –
what next, Lassie’s lithium,
or “get downers, Shep”

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/science/medicine/article7034985.ece

Haiku – Bagel Risks

Posted: February 20th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , , , | 9 Comments »

From Mercury News: Bagel Causes Evacuation

A burning desire
for bagels is no excuse
for arson about.

(Thanks to Karen at http://havingalovelytimewriting.wordpress.com for offering the fun haiku challenge)


Haiku – Warp Speed Will Kill You

Posted: February 20th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: topical haiku | Tags: , , | No Comments »

FEnterpriserom The Register: Warp Speed Will Kill You.

That’s a wrap on warp.
Remember, ye cannae change
the laws of physics