Posts Tagged ‘Haiku’

National Poetry Month 30/30: THE BLUES BROTHERS in 5-7-5

April 30, 2010

It’s your last chance to celebrate National Poetry Month with us!  Contribute your own haiku on The Blues Brothers in the comments!  I’m out of town at the moment, but when I get back late next week, I’ll be putting together a list of my favorite reader contributions to the series.  Watch for that post next Thursday or Friday and see if you made the grade!

THE BLUES BROTHERS

Four whole fried chickens
And a Coke.  And some toast, dry.
Sing it, Aretha!

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National Poetry Month 29/30: THE MALTESE FALCON in 5-7-5

April 29, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Boyfriend News & Reviews blog!  Just write your own haiku about Bogie’s The Maltese Falcon and post it in the comments — easy!

THE MALTESE FALCON

Spade’s a real smart ass
Which drives Joel Cairo bonkers.
Stuff dreams are made of. . .

National Poetry Month 28/30: THE BREAKFAST CLUB in 5-7-5

April 28, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month — add your own haiku about The Breakfast Club in the comments below!

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

When I was a kid,
Judd’s “Criminal” made me swoon.
Now I’m all for “Brains.”

National Poetry Month 27/30: JEOPARDY in 5-7-5

April 27, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month!  Add your own haiku about the TV game show Jeopardy in the comments!

My folks love this show —
For all the Daily Doubles,
Dad yells, “BET IT ALL!”

National Poetry Month 26/30: POLTERGEIST in 5-7-5

April 26, 2010

Help us celebrate National Poetry Month!  Add your own haiku about Poltergeist in the comments below!

POLTERGEIST

Creepy little girl
Gets sucked into the TV,
Saved by dwarf lady.

National Poetry Month 25/30: WITHNAIL & I in 5-7-5

April 25, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month with us!  Write your own haiku about the infinitely-quotable British comedy Withnail & I in the comments below!

WITHNAIL & I

His thumbs went all weird
So he drove to the country.
It didn’t go well.

National Poetry Month 24/30: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK in 5-7-5

April 24, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month!  Write a haiku about Yoda in the comments below!

STAR WARS V:  THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Judge him by his size?
I wouldn’t recommend it.
Yoda’s a bad ass.

National Poetry Month 23/30: SAY ANYTHING in 5-7-5

April 23, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month!  Add your own haiku about Say Anything in the comments!

SAY ANYTHING

Diane: Brain with legs.
Lloyd:  A man, not just a guy.
I hope they made it.

National Poetry Month 22/30: BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID in 5-7-5

April 22, 2010

Help celebrate National Poetry Month this April by adding your own haiku about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in the comments!

BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID

The Kid cannot swim
But it’s okay — the fall’ll
Probably kill him.

National Poetry Month 21/30: RED DAWN in 5-7-5

April 21, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month!  It’s easy!  Just write a haiku about Red Dawn (you know you want to!) and post it into the comments below.  TA-DA!

RED DAWN

Watch out for commies,
They’ll take over your whole town!
Get ’em, Wolverines!