By: “Being Local”

What is a haiku? A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of

five (5)
seven (7)
five (5)

traditionally evoking images of the natural world.

And what's more natural for us Homo sapiens than using our bodies to describe the world?  Hawaiians would call it hula.

But around the Merrie Monarch, a sort of sub culture has been created that has caught fire in its third year: the Merrie Haiku.

Fun and witty, the Merrie Haiku group uses the Japanese Haiku to describe many things about the Merrie Monarch and leaves much to the imagination of the reader.

Here are some pretty straight forward haiku that describe the hula itself:

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And some haiku have nothing to do with the hula:

 

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And then there are some that get rather risqué….ok it's sorta naughty but you've been warned.  It's all in playful fun peeps…keep it light. 😉

 

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And I'll leave you with a few more just to whet your appetite.

 

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If you didn't know, you are “The Others.”  And now you know!

If you want more of this witty way to relive the Merrie Monarch go check out the Merrie Haiku group…if they let you in. 😉

Merrie Haiku group
A good time for everyone
Join the fun next year.


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