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  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:26:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    did you say your name was mark fritz

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:18:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    sorry i cant stay my roast sheep testicals are ready, i will garnish them
    with a few pickled onions

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:15:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    if i imagined myself as the reader of my poems i would become angry
    with myself

  • His Homeynence Sir Peckerwood Ali (4/20/2005 6:12:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    His Homeynence will entertain questions now!

    peck...peck

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:11:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Did herbert really get elected pope

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:09:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    The word irish triggered my haiku on the irish, and the word drunk

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 6:07:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    why did it take some poets more then five minutes to do there colour white poems
    like 24 hours

  • Allan James Saywell (4/20/2005 5:23:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    do we have a german pope, could someone tell me

  • ***** ***** (4/20/2005 5:25:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    a variety of ways.. sometimes a word will trigger a poem and the title will include that word, sometimes it will come from the overall meaning when I read over the finished work.. sometimes the damn thing can't be named (a problem I am having at the moment.. pfff) . Usually though, they speak for themselves. I find it best to let the poem chose its own name by speaking to you, really.

  • Michael Shepherd (4/20/2005 4:50:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    My friend Kenneth Verity, who writes books of haiku on strict principles (his, or Japanese, I wouldn't know) but essentially a game where the reader has to link two apparently disparate statements in their mind, naturally believes that to name a haiku loses the whole point of it. To exaggerate the situation, titling a haiku which reads 'The mayfly are breeding/plop' as 'Flies over a trout river on a summer evening' would rather spoil the intention?

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